Physics with Particle Physics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Physics with Particle Physics BSc (Hons)

Particle physics is central to some of the biggest recent discoveries in science. On this course, you can learn from scientists who helped detect the Higgs boson and gravitational waves, and who are leading innovative neutrino experiments and searches for dark matter. You’ll learn how particles are detected, study key theories such as relativity and examine the laws of the universe at the subatomic level.

At the start of your course, youll cover the essential physics behind everything else youll study: heat, motion, electricity, magnetism and quantum mechanics. Lectures and...

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3 Years

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Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


including Maths and Physics + pass in the practical element of any science A Levels taken Or, ABB, including Maths and Physics + B in a relevant EPQ

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Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma


Award of Access to HE Diploma in Science, with 45 credits at Level 3, including 36 at Distinction (all in Maths/Physics units), and 9 at Merit

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


with 6, 5 in Higher Level Maths and Physics

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

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

Scottish Advanced Higher


in Maths and Physics + AABBB in Scottish Highers

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


+ AA in Maths and Physics at A Level

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250
International £29,110

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