36 months
18300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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You can study this Physics (Hons) degree at University of Portsmouth  as a 3-year Bachelor's degree (BSc) or a 4-year integrated Master's degree (MPhys). The MPhys allows you to achieve a Master’s level degree with just one extra year of undergraduate study, further enhancing your career prospects.

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Quantum theory (the study of the subatomic) and the theory of relativity (that space and time are connected) challenge our imaginations. On this physics degree course, you'll uncover an amazing world that lies beyond what we can see. You'll learn to question the impossible and develop the confidence to push against the boundaries of what we think we know.

You'll have the opportunity to study topics including health physics, the fabrication of new bulk and nano-materials, and the application of fundamental quantum effects in the development of quantum information processes. You’ll graduate with strong mathematical, analytical, problem-solving and computational abilities that are in high demand.

Careers and opportunities

This Physics (Hons) degree at University of Portsmouth will give you strong mathematical, analytical, problem-solving and computational abilities that are in high demand in sectors like financial services, aerospace development and publishing. Physics graduates are earning an average of £33,500 5 years after graduation, while the UK government puts your earning potential as high as £50,000.

After the course you could also continue your studies to a PhD or other postgraduate qualification. Discover our world-leading physics research and Andrew's journey to a PhD in Physics.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Mathematical Physics – 20 credits
  • Practical Laboratory And Field Physics – 20 credits
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics - 20 credits
  • Waves and Optics - 20 credits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels – ABB–BBC
  • UCAS points – 112–128 points to include 32 points from an A level in Mathematics, Physics, or Electronics, or equivalent (calculate your UCAS points)
  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDM–DMM
  • International Baccalaureate – 29–30

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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