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Physics with Astrophysics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (QS) ,
This Physics with Astrophysics course from University of Bristol provides a thorough grounding in physics with astrophysics as a key component. It is led by an internationally-renowned astrophysics research group and covers the full range of contemporary astrophysics.

About

In years one and two, the Physics with Astrophysics course from University of Bristol introduces all of the key concepts in astrophysics and then focuses on cosmology. In year three you will progress to more advanced topics such as galaxies and high-energy astrophysics.

Your final-year project will be with a member of the astrophysics research group. The group currently specialises in cosmology, galaxy cluster astrophysics, galaxy evolution, black holes and active galaxies, and the formation of extrasolar planets.

The course gives you the opportunity to develop a physicist's broad range of skills, including problem-solving, numeracy, teamwork and the ability to communicate complicated concepts. You will also gain the skills needed for astronomical observations and analysis of data from international ground- and space-based observatories.

You will join a friendly department with a very active, award-winning student society. Our physics graduates have an excellent record of employment, a testament to the value that employers place on the transferable skills that you gain on this course.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics 
  • Essential Maths tor Physics 
  • Core Physics : Oscillations, Waves and Fields 
  • Physics Laboratory 
  • Core Physics :Mechanics and Matter 
  • Stars and Planets 
  • Galaxies and the universe 
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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Academic Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: A AA including A A (in any order) in Mathematics and Physics
  • A-level Contextual offer: AAB including AA in Mathematics and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 7, 6 (in any order) at Higher Level in Mathematics and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6, 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics and Physics
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    22300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22300 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    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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Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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