Physics with Computing (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Physics with Computing (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Our BSc in Physics with Computing allows you to combine the study of physics with key aspects of computing and mathematics to develop a powerful skillset.

Physics and computer science are the two disciplines that have arguably forged the modern world. They are central part of any high-end technology in terms of the physical devices themselves to the control and processing of information that passes through them.

Gravitational wave detection, imaging black holes, controlling large experiments, modelling complex systems to mars rovers and space travel all rely on com...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Sandwich

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

30/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

FG34

Institution Code

L79

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,B,B

ABB including Maths and Physics Applicants without A level Physics may be considered on a case by case basis

UCAS Tariff

Access to HE Diploma

Access applications decided on a case by case basis but if offered will always require Distinctions in all Maths & Physics credits at Level 3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

34 (6,5,5 HL) including Maths and Physics at HL

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

DDD

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science or Engineering: DDD with Distinctions in units 1-5 (Applied Science) or in units 1, 7, 8, 19 - 21, 25, 29 or 31 or 35 (Engineering) plus A Level Maths grade B. Preferred subjects include: Applied Science or Engineering (Engineering BTEC includes Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering).

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

We accept a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website – please view the individual course typical offers on our website and choose Ireland in the Country/region drop down field for more information.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language grade 4/C

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

DD

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science or in Engineering Grades Distinction Distinction including Distinctions in units 1-5 (Applied Science) or in units 1, 7, 8, 19 - 21, 25, 29 or 31 or 35 (Engineering) plus A Level Grade B in Maths. Preferred subjects include: Applied Science or Engineering (Engineering BTEC includes Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering).

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

AB in Maths and Physics, plus Highers at majority B grades

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

This qualification is accepted in combination with other qualifications. For details please contact Loughborough University.

Extended Project

We recognise the benefit of the Extended Project in developing independent research and critical thinking skills. We would consider this as evidence of motivation to study a specific subject in more depth, and while we do not generally include it as part of our offer conditions, it may be used to further consider an application upon receipt of final examination results. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/

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

Applicants taking the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma will be asked to achieve the A level requirements for their course as part of their qualification. The Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted alongside two A levels as long as individual course entry and subject requirements are met. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/

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

D

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate Grade Distinction plus A Level Grades AB from Maths and Physics. Preferred subjects include: Applied Science or Engineering (Engineering BTEC includes Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering).

T Level

For 2024 entry, T Levels are currently being considered on a case by case basis. More information can be found on our website at https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £27,250

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