The laws of physics govern everything in our universe. From subatomic building blocks of matter to galaxies spanning light-years. Discover it all on our BSc Physics degree.
Why study with us
- Physics and Astronomy is ranked 2nd in the North West for research intensity (CUG, 2022). Research intensity is a measure of the amount of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.
- We have recently invested in our teaching laboratories. Providing a cutting-edge learning environment using equipment to develop your skills ready for industry.
- In the 2022 National Student Survey, 92% of Physics and Astrophysics respondents were overall satisfied with their course, with a 90% rating for the teaching on the course.
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About our Physics degree
- This course begins with the same modules as our Physics with Astrophysics and Astrophysics courses. This means you can switch courses at the end of your first year.
- If you progress well on our BSc Physics course, you can step up to our MPhys route at the end of your second year.
- With a range of optional BSc physics modules, you can steer your studies toward your interests. In areas like Hamiltonian Mechanics or Solar Physics.
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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Physics course 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.
What can I do with a Physics degree?
A Physics BSc degree can pave the way for careers in research, technology, finance and more. You'll gain the analytical skills and mathematical knowledge that are in high demand across a range of industries.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Natural Sciences located in the Faculty of Science and Technology
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