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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
This Physics degree at University of Nottingham will teach you the mathematical, computational and problem-solving skills to prepare you for your future career. Our students go on to work in industries such as engineering, aerospace, IT, and finance.
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Overview

The Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre is home to the University’s MRI scanners and is named after our colleague who won the Nobel Prize for his part in its invention.

You can choose to keep your study broad or focus on a specialist area with optional modules in topics ranging from nanoscience to astronomy. There is flexibility to transfer between most physics degrees after the first year.

Careers support and advice

Physics is a fundamental subject that serves as a foundation for most areas of science and engineering. Due to their training, physicists are adaptable and proficient at mathematics and problem solving. Our students from Physics degree at University of Nottingham go on to work in industries such as engineering, aerospace, IT, and finance.

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 included:

  • The Quantum World
  • Thermal and Statistical Physics
  • Classical Fields
  • Wave Phenomena
  • Intermediate Experimental Physics

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.

General Requirements

International entry requirements

  • IB score 38 (6 in maths, plus 6 in physics and 6 in a third subject all at Higher Level)
  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer A*AA including both maths and physics with at least one of these subjects achieving an A*

Tuition Fee

  • National

    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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