Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology MPhys (Hons)

Course Overview - Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology MPhys (Hons)

**This is a Connected Degree**

Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after youve started your course.

**Overview**

95% of the universe exists in a form we still dont understand. Explore stars, galaxies, black holes and gravitational waves – joining an international community looking for answers.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

F300

Institution Code

P80

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

Entry Requirements

A level

A,B,B

B,B,B

120-128 points from 2 or 3 A levels, including an A level in a relevant subject.

UCAS Tariff

120

128

120-128 points from 2 or 3 A levels, or equivalent, to include a relevant subject.

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

122-128 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

30

29 points from the IB Diploma. 664 at Higher Level, with one relevant subject at Higher Level - 30 points from the IB Diploma. 665 at Higher Level, with one relevant subject at Higher Level.

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

DDM

Must be in a relevant subject.

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

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3

To include a Higher Level in a relevant subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above, or equivalent/GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at grade 4 or above, or equivalent.

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

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Higher

120-128 Tariff points, including an Advanced Higher in a relevant subject.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Cambridge Pre-U score of 56-60, to include a minimum of 3 Principal Subjects, to include a Principal Subject in a relevant subject.

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

120-128 points from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate including 2 A levels, one of which must be a relevant subject, plus the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

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

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

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EU, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
International £19,200

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