Physics (Foundation Entry)
If you’re interested in solving problems and finding out how things work, then our Physics Foundation Entry degree is a stepping stone to our Physics degrees.
Why study with us
- 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.
- You’ll also gain the mathematical ability to express those ideas alongside laboratory experience to perform real physics experiments.
- 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.
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What you’ll do
- Graduates of physics and astrophysics are amongst the most employable in the world, particularly in technical and business sectors.
- The staff who deliver the courses are members of the School’s Jeremiah Horrocks Institute and many hold PhDs and are active and renowned researchers.
- During our BSc (Hons)/MPhys Physics or Astrophysics degree courses you’ll get to use specialist physics laboratories, developing your skills to be able to experiment using research equipment, and you’ll have the opportunity to use the University’s Alston Observatory during your course.
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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- 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.
Our Physics Foundation Entry course leads to employment in industry, government research institutes, overseas laboratories and observatories.
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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