Physics with Astrophysics MPhys (Hons)

Course Overview - Physics with Astrophysics MPhys (Hons)

This four-year degree expands on the Physics with Astrophysics BSc to prepare you for high-level entry into industry. It’s also a solid base for pursuing PhD research.

We run the longest established Physics with Astrophysics degree in the UK, on which you will be able to explore topics ranging from the lives and deaths of stars to the formation of galaxies, and from the search for exoplanets to the discovery of black holes.

All our Physics students study the same core of fundamental physics and maths, based on Institute of Physics (IOP) core of physics material. Th...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

Unknown

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

F3FM

Institution Code

L34

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

A,B,B

including Mathematics and Physics.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B,B

Grade A required in Mathematics and Physics.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass Diploma in relevant subject with at least 45 credits at Level 3, including a minimum of 30 credits in Physics and Maths at Distinction.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

To include: 5 in HL Maths and 5 in HL Physics OR 6 in HL Maths and 6 in SL Physics. OR 6 in HL Physics and 6 in SL Maths Analysis & Approaches (SL Maths Applications & Interpretation not accepted) HL Maths accepted within both Analysis & Approaches and Applications & Interpretation

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

DDM

in Science or Engineering, plus grade B in Mathematics at A-Level.

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

H2,H2,H2,H2,H3

including H2 in Mathematics and Physics.

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

Must be in a relevant subject. Will consider when combined with A-Level Mathematics. Contact seadmissions@le.ac.uk for further advice.

AS

2 AS Levels accepted in place of 1 A-Level, must be alongside Mathematics and Physics A-Level.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

including Mathematics and Physics.

Extended Project

This qualification is only acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

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

ABB from two A-levels including Mathematics and Physics and the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma Skills Challenge.

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

Accepted when combined with Mathematics and Physics A-Levels.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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