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Physics and Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #96 (QS) ,
This Physics and Philosophy course at University of Nottingham allows you to study both physics and philosophy to degree level and emphasises the interplay between these closely related subjects. 

About

This Physics and Philosophy course at University of Nottingham will help you explore the interplay between these closely related subjects and address some of the deeper philosophical questions that modern physics raises, such as the implications of the probabilistic interpretations of quantum mechanics. 

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to address some of the deeper philosophical questions that modern physics raises, such as the implications of the probabilistic interpretations of quantum mechanics. The degree offers a broad range of core physics modules, coupled with a mix of general and specific philosophy modules.

Careers

You will have a sound knowledge of both subjects and an understanding of how the two relate. Throughout the course you will have developed a range of transferable skills including the ability to communicate effectively, study independently, develop and sustain a reasoned argument, process complex information, and to critically analyse data and information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mind, Knowledge, and Ethics 
  • Reasoning, Argument, and Logic
  • From Newton to Einstein
  • Appearance and Reality 
  • Elementary Logic
  • The Quantum World 
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics 
  • Classical Fields 
  • Social Philosophy
  • The Nature of Meaning
  • Freedom and Obligation
  • Mind and Consciousness
  • History of Philosophy
  • Knowledge and Justification
  • Normative Ethics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

A levels: A*AA-AAA, including physics and maths at A level

A* in maths or physics. A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21510 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21510 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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