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Main entry requirements
AAA-ABB including Maths and Physics Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants. Required subjects: Mathematics and Physics, plus a Pass in the practical element of any Science A-levels being taken General Studies and Critical thinking A-levels are not accepted At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics are also required.
AAABB including A in Maths and B in Physics.
AAA-ABB including Maths and Physics.
Distinction Distinction plus A in A-level Maths and A in A-level Physics. Plus a Pass in the practical element of any Science A-levels taken. At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics
6,5,5 at Higher Level including 6 in Maths at Higher Level and 5 in Physics at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
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- 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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With the discovery of the Higgs Boson, and as the search for Physics beyond the Standard Model continues at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the study of particle physics remains more topical and relevant than ever before. On our three-year Physics with Particle Physics BSc course, we’ll cover everything found in our Physics course (F303/F300), but with special emphasis on the underlying Physics of fundamental particles, high-energy particle detectors and accelerator physics. You’ll join a field trip to CERN as part of the course. We teach Physics in an accessible and rigorous style through small group tutorials, problem classes, lectures, laboratory and computing assignments, teamwork, and one-to-one teaching in our laboratories. So you’ll always have a close-knit support system around you. Our department is research-intensive, which means our teaching is informed by the most up-to-date research. Our world-class research laboratories are devoted to the search for Dark Matter, building next generation particle accelerators and enabling discoveries in nanophysics, quantum devices, ultralow temperatures, superconductors, new materials and other frontiers. Students study in our research laboratories in their final year. We put a real emphasis on small group teaching – a close-knit, friendly and supportive environment with high staff-student ratio and an open door policy. We enjoy a strong track record of high student satisfaction in the annual National Student Survey. We’ve been awarded IOP Juno Champion and Athena SWAN silver awards for best practice in equality, promoting women in science and welcoming large cohorts of female students. Our research-intensive department based at our Surrey campus – well away from the light pollution of the big city – allows our telescopes to provide the best observational astronomy in the University of London. We have close ties with, and conduct research at major international laboratories such as CERN, ISIS and Diamond, plus collaborations with other major institutions around the world. This course is fully accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP)
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