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What will I learn?

This course is your opportunity to study the fundamental concepts at the cutting edge of physics, pioneered by our expert staff. This course combines fundamental and applied physics, and is ideal for students who have studied for a BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science or an Access to Higher Education Diploma. You can opt to take a one-year work placement in industry, produce an individual project, and join our active Astronomy and Physics Society.**Why choose this course?**+ You’ll learn in inspiring environments. We have a custom-built, on-campus observatory recognised by the International Astronomical Union, a radio telescope, a CT scanner, new microscopes, MRI scanners, a scanning tunneling microscope and an ionising radiation laboratory. This ensures that you get the practical experience you need to pursue a successful career.+ You’ll study innovative accredited courses. Our pioneering courses and research are carried out in close collaboration with university and industry partners worldwide, giving our students skills and knowledge which are highly relevant to the needs of industry. Our undergraduate MSci and BSc physics courses are accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP) which will help you to achieve Chartered Physicist status sooner.+ You’ll help to deliver research with impact. Our physics staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas including Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Medical Resonance Imaging, Art Conservation and Space Weather. Every year approximately ten of our students undertake paid summer placements in these research groups, giving them hands-on experience of cutting edge research groups. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest national award achievable.+ You’ll have the opportunity to get experience. Our courses offer the opportunity to apply for a placement in the UK or abroad, giving you the real-life experience employers are looking for. Recent year-long placements have taken place at CERN, E.ON, The Netherlands Forensic Institute and Diamond Light Source. You can also apply for one of our summer research placements to gain hands-on research experience.Find out more: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/course/science-and-technology/ug/bsc-hons-applied-physics

Which department am I in?

School of Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2023

Venue

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school diploma with a GPA of 3.0/4.0 (unweighted) PLUS Either SATs (post March 2016) with a minimum score of 1090 OR ACT with a minimum composite score of 23 AND Either two APs each with a minimum score of 3 OR two SAT Subject tests each with a minimum score of 550 for entry onto First year entry to Bachelors degree; IELTS: 6.0 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

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

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About Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is one of the UK’s most popular universities with a reputation for excellent teaching and world-leading research.

  • Dedicated international student support
  • Employability focused with work experience opportunities
  • 2019 Guardian University of the Year

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