• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Paisley, United Kingdom
Physics degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will develop your understanding of the fundamentals of physics as a core science, and will build your knowledge and professional skills to prepare you for a career in any area of physics, including industrial applications and academic research.
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Overview

Physics degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland has been developed in collaboration with industrial, professional and educational partners. Underpinned by research that is judged as “internationally excellent” and “world-class”, our degrees enable students to make a real world impact.

Jobs

There is high demand for physics graduates in Scotland and elsewhere, from industries including microelectronic telecommunications, optics and energy. 

Physicists are also in demand in the public services, including in schools and hospitals, the civil service and research laboratories. Our graduates work with major companies including BAe Systems, Fujitsu, Motorola and Nikon.

Accreditation

  • This course is accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Learning and Teaching:

  • Scheduled learning
  • Independent study
  • Placement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
  • Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Channel Islands & Isle Of Man

£9,250 Cost per year of study for four years but not more than £27,750

Living costs for Paisley

  • 700 - 1400 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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