Physics is the fundamental science that underpins much of the technology we see around us. Modern communications, transport and energy systems all originate from advances in our understanding of physics. Our Physics course includes modules that range from optics and thermodynamics to quantum mechanics, microscopy and nuclear physics.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

UCAS - 120 points.

GCE A Level - 120 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer - BBC/BBB. Specific subjects required: Physics.

BTEC -BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM plus GCE A Level Physics. BTEC Diploma: DD plus GCE A Level Physics.

Irish/Scottish Highers - BBBB including Physics.

International Baccalaureate - 28 points including 5 in HL Maths and 5 in one other HL core science subject.

Access requirements - Access to HE Diploma (Physics at Level 3) to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit.

OCR - OCR National Extended Diploma: Merit 1 plus GCE A Level Physics. OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma - DMM plus GCE A Level Physics.

Extra Information / General Entry Requirements - Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs.

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