What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB including Maths and Physics. Practical Science required. Mathematics and Physics.
Majority B grades, in conjunction with Advanced Highers at grades AB in Maths and Physics
AB in Maths and Physics, plus Highers at majority B grades
BTEC Level 3 Applied Science Extended Diploma: DDM profile including Distinctions in all Physics and Maths Units
34 points with 6 5 5 at HL including 6,5 at HL in Maths and Physics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Engineering physics is the study of the combined disciplines of physics, engineering and mathematics in order to understand the ways in which they are interrelated. As such it provides a broad foundation in the basics of physical science and engineering, and preparation for careers in the various branches of engineering. This course makes use of one of the largest collections of Engineering Schools in the UK, enabling students to specialise in areas of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Civil and Building Engineering, Electronic, Electrical and System Engineering, and Materials.
Years 1 and 2: Classical mechanics; thermal physics; optics; electromagnetism; electronics; atomic physics; special relativity; astronomy; mathematics; quantum mechanics; solids and fluids; solids state; sub-atomic physics; thermal physics; waves; computational methods; communication skills. Year 3: Industrial placement leading to Diploma in Industrial Studies, or study abroad. Year 4: Options taken from courses offered by the department of: physics; transport technology; electronic and electrical engineering; civil engineering; mechanical engineering; chemical engineering and polymer technology; project.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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