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Physics with Industrial Experience, MSci

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (QS) ,
This four-year MSci Physics course includes a year gaining hands-on paid experience in industry. A year spent in industry can be a life-changing and rewarding experience. It can help you hone your skills in project management, teamwork and communication, and provide invaluable insights into commercial pressures and real-world applied science.

About

Organisations our students have recently worked for include the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Airbus, JP Morgan, Sharp, Rolls-Royce and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. 

You will continue to study core physics via distance learning during your year in industry, in readiness for your final-year project or dissertation back at the University. Our students' final-year projects address questions at the frontiers of our research fields, and the most successful have been published in scientific journals.

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 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Core Physics :Mechanics and Matter
  • Physics Laboratory
  • Essential Maths for Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Stars and Planets
  • Galaxies and the Universe
  • Essential Maths for Physics
  • Communicating Science
  • 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 48 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 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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