BSc (Hons) Physics and Astronomy

Duration: 3 years

Course details

A physics degree for star-gazers, our Physics with Astronomy programme gives you access to our own telescopes, and teaching from world leaders in exciting fields of research such as the nature of black holes and dark matter.


Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Physics

  • Essential Mathematics

  • Scientific Investigation Skills

  • Oscillations and Waves

  • The Universe

  • Mathematical and Computational Physics

  • Properties of Matter

Year 2

  • Energy, Entropy and Numerical Physics

  • Electromagnetism, Scalar and Vector Fields

  • Solid State Physics

  • Quantum Physics

  • From Atoms to Lasers

  • Nuclear and Particle Physics

  • Introduction to Astronomy

Year 3

  • Research Techniques in Astronomy

  • Cosmology and Galaxy Formation

  • Special Relativity

  • Modern Analytical Techniques

  • Soft Matter and Biological Physics

  • Nuclear Astrophysics

  • Light and Matter

  • Advanced Quantum Physics

Entry requirements

  • A level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate

Career possibilities

We are very proud of our track record for graduate employability. One of the main reasons for our graduate employability success is our Professional Training placement programme which is one of the largest in the World, with over 2,300 partner organisations in the UK and oversea.

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