Get ready to study on a course that celebrates our mathematical universe. We’ve crafted a mathematics and physics degree that’s perfect for those who excel in mathematics, but also want to learn about the world of physics.
Why study with us
- 1stin the UK for academic supportNational Student Survey (Physics and Astronomy) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- 6thin the UK for overall positivityNational Student Survey (Physics and Astronomy) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- 2ndin the North West for student satisfactionComplete University Guide (Physics and Astronomy)
- Access state-of-the-art laboratories, including the Moses Holden Telescope at Alston Observatory, plus crystal growth facilities, magnetometers and atomic-resolution microscopes.
- You can specialise in the mathematics behind physics – something that employers are craving. Reduced experiments to enhance the mathematical physics degree content.
- We have a low student-to-staff ratio, so you will benefit from individual support with plenty of opportunities to learn from our research-active staff.
About our Mathematical Physics degree
- In Years 1 and 2, your time will be devoted to IoP Core of Physics topics, including experimental work.
- You’ll gain a deeper mathematical understanding of physics.
- We offer a common first year, meaning our students can switch to another programme, where available.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Mathematical Physics facilities
- This course is accredited by the IOP, the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland. On completion of this course graduates can progress towards Chartered Physicist (Phys) status.
Careers in Mathematical Physics
Studying this maths and physics degree gives you the analytical skills and knowledge that are in high demand from employers.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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