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.
Our graduates are working as:
- accelerator physicist
- financial coordinator
- IT analyst and consultant
- electrical engineer
- environmental modeller
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- Electromagnetism and Optics
- Quantum Physics
- Thermodynamics and Solid State
- Philosophy of Science
- Ethical Theory
- Philosophy of Language
- Intermediate Logic
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPhysics Philosophy & Ethics View 546 other Bachelors in Physics in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- AAA including Physics and Maths. This must include a pass in all practical components (where offered).
- D3, D3, D3 including Physics and Maths
- 85% overall, with 85% in Physics and Maths
- 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.
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International22650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for York
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.