What will I learn?

**Physics reaches from the quark out to the largest of galaxies, and encompasses all the matter and timescales within these extremes. At Kent you will you will learn from academics making the discoveries that shape our world and play a part in this research yourself. Upon graduation you will have acquired the practical experience and scientific knowledge as well as develop a wider range of skills that open the door to careers in a range of fields including aeronautics, finance and manufacturing.**Choose Physics at Kent because:* our new curriculum is based on research and the demands of industry, ensuring your course is innovative and up-to-date.* we have a strong focus on your future career and how to get you there as well as gaining valuable transferable skills.* you receive extensive practical training in our industry standard laboratories and ensure that you see how the science you learn in the lab can be applied to the real world * our flexible approach means you can tailor your degree once you’re here to suit your interests and career path * your lecturers are active researchers and innovative teachers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment This degree programme introduces you to a range of introductory modules such as Mechanics and relativity and thermodynamics as well as computing skills and mathematics, before progressing to more specialist topics including quantum and atomic physics. You’ll also be able to choose from specialist modules in your final year including optics, medical physics and nuclear physics.

Which department am I in?

School of Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

17 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,,

Darwin Road,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to a Kent undergraduate degree programme, US students typically need to have: A High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum final GPA of 3.2/4.0. PLUS one of the following: SAT with a score of between 1290 – 1380 depending on the subject you are applying for OR ACT with a score of between 27-29 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 3 SAT Subject Tests with scores of between 600-700 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 2 Advanced Placement (AP) tests with scores of between 4-5 depending on the subject you are applying for. Applicants will also be considered with the following: A combination of SAT Subject Tests and Advanced Placement (AP) tests; An Associate Degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; 1 or 2 years of a US Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; International Baccalaureate Diploma and Certificates as per standard University of Kent requirements; College-level classes/honors classes on a case-by-case basis. Students who have completed 2-3 years of a Bachelor’s degree in the US with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 may be considered for 2nd year entry to a Kent undergraduate programme provided they have taken sufficient classes in their major. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in R&W; 5.5 in S&L).

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

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About University of Kent

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