BSc (Hons) Physics and Astrophysics

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Physics is the most fundamental of all sciences. It observes and explores the physical laws and principles that govern the nature of the universe. Astrophysics encompasses study of the exciting arena of planets, stars and galaxies. This course allows you to explore astrophysics from your very first week.


Year 1

  • Introduction to Physics

  • Introduction to Laboratory Physics (including the “Physics Challenge”)

  • Introduction to Astronomy

  • Introduction to Mechanics

  • Applied Physics and Linear Systems

  • Functions, Vectors, and Calculus

  • +  Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Electromagnetism and Waves

  • Thermal and Quantum Physics

  • Astrophysics II

  • Laboratory Physics and Astrophysics

  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Electrodynamics and Advanced Quantum Mechanics

  • Relativity and Cosmology

  • Laboratory Physics and Astrophysics

  • Project

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A level: AAB including physics and mathematics
  • GCSE: C in English Language
  • International Baccalaureate

Career possibilities

Physics graduates are in demand for some of the highest paid and most satisfying roles in employment. The numerical, analytical and problem solving skills you will develop, as well as your specialist subject knowledge, are highly valued across sectors, including aerospace, electronics, energy, environment, and transport. This course also allows you to develop the transferable skills that employers seek.

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