What will I learn?

Physics is the most fundamental of all sciences. It observes and explores the physical laws and principles that govern the nature of the universe. Physics research underpins many technological advances, from cancer treatments to electronic devices. It is a stimulating and inspiring discipline.On this course, you’ll develop a thorough knowledge of core physics, from thermodynamics to quantum physics. You’ll also have several chances to get involved in real research, exploring more advanced topics that relate to our research strengths – from astrophysics to nanoscale and biophysics.**Course highlights**- Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in areas such as soft matter physics, astrophysics, molecular physics and theoretical physics.- For your final year project, you’ll work as part of an internationally recognised research team and get involved in real research.- During your project work you will access specialist facilities and laboratories.- You will have the opportunity to apply for a funded summer research placement at the end of year two, which will provide eight weeks’ paid employment actively pursuing research in physics.

Which department am I in?

School of Physics and Astronomy

Study options

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants will be required to achieve a minimum of 3 subjects in Advanced Placement (AP) or SATS with grades ranging between 4 and 5 or 650 and 750. Subject specific requirements will still apply. Combinations of APs and SATS are welcomed, however where there is a Mathematics A-level requirement, applicants are advised that AP Calculus BC will be required. SATR 1650 (550 in all 3 components) (old scores) Or SATR 1290 (650 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 620 in Maths) (new scores) Or ACT 26 in English. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2019
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  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 9000 international students