Astrophysics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Astrophysics BSc (Hons)

The BSc Astrophysics degree covers core physical and mathematical concepts with a clear focus on our interpretation of the Universe. The course is designed to give a thorough education in theoretical aspects of physics and astrophysics and an understanding of observational astronomy.

In your first two years, you will study a core component of physics and astrophysics modules, delivered to you by a range of teaching methods. In your third year you will study advanced astrophysics and astronomy topics in detail, with additional optional modules. You will also undertake an ast...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site - Cardiff

Application Details

Course Code

F511

Institution Code

C15

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

A,B,B

Must include grade A in Maths or grade B in Maths and Physics. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

UCAS Tariff

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

34

34-32 overall or 666-665 in 3 HL subjects. Must include grade 6 in HL Maths or grade 6 HL Maths and Physics.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DD-DM in a BTEC Diploma in science and engineering subjects and grade A in Maths A-Level or D in any BTEC subject and grades BB in Maths and Physics A-Level.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You must have or be working towards: - English language or Welsh language at GCSE grade C/4 or an equivalent (such as A-levels). If you require a Tier 4 visa, you must ensure your language qualification complies with UKVI requirements.

Extended Project

A

For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example, an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A-levels or ABB from 3 A-levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in place of one A-level at the A-level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

T Level

Acceptance of T Levels for this programme will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic School. Consideration will be given to the T Level grade/subject and grades/subjects achieved at GCSE/Level 2.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000
EU, International £28,200

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