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Physics with Philosophy (Hons)

University of York

48 months
Duration
22650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Join the Physics with Philosophy (Hons) course at the University of York and get an insight into the minds of the great thinkers, where the works of Newton and Einstein stand alongside those of Plato and Kant.

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Overview

Critically evaluate scientific methods and see physics laid bare. Study topics from plasma to paradox and discover fundamental truths about the nature of the Universe.

In the Physics with Philosophy (Hons) course at the University of York , you'll study the foundations of physics, enhanced by the grand theories of metaphysics, ethics and logic. You'll learn to analyse real-life problems and communicate complex ideas and arguments - key skills for your onward career.

You'll work with world-renowned physicists and philosophers, probing the nature of existence and pushing the boundaries of research.

Careers and skills

Our graduates are sought by employers in a huge range of disciplines. The skills you will learn - analysis, mathematics, problem-solving - are relevant in industries from finance to software development. All of this is supported by the York-led White Rose Industrial Physics Academy; a dedicated resource to facilitate collaboration between students and industry. Alternatively, many of our graduates progress to postgraduate degrees at York and other leading universities. 

We're committed to supporting our students' career development and employability - it's embedded in our core teaching. We organise activities from careers fairs to leadership building exercises to ensure you're prepared to enter the jobs market with a competitive edge.

Companies that York physics graduates have gone on to work for include: BAE Systems, E.ON, De Vere, The Home Office, Jaguar Land Rover, John Lewis, the Science and Technology Council, and Virgin Money.

Career opportunities

Our graduates are working as:

  • accelerator physicist
  • engineer
  • scientist
  • financial coordinator
  • IT analyst and consultant
  • teacher
  • electrical engineer
  • environmental modeller
  • accountant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electromagnetism and Optics 
  • Mathematics
  • Quantum Physics
  • Thermodynamics and Solid State
  • Philosophy of Science 
  • Ethical Theory 
  • Philosophy of Language 
  • Intermediate Logic 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • AAA including Physics and Maths. This must include a pass in all practical components (where offered).

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D3, D3, D3 including Physics and Maths

European Baccalaureate

  • 85% overall, with 85% in Physics and Maths

International Baccalaureate

  • 36 points overall, including 6 in Mathematics and Physics at Higher Level

International foundation programme

  • Foundation Certificate from our International Pathway College or an appropriate alternative.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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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