What will I learn?

**About the course**Interested in physics or astrophysics but don’t meet the entry requirements for a three-year degree? A Foundation Year can help you get on to the course you want. In the Department of Physics and Astronomy, we have over 20 years’ experience running this Foundation Year, teaching students from a variety of backgrounds. After passing your Foundation Year you can continue studying for any BSc degree in Physics or Astrophysics or – depending on your performance – any MPhys degree. Accreditation After passing your Foundation Year you can transfer to any BSc degree in Physics or Astrophysics or – depending on your performance – any MPhys degree.**Accreditation**After passing your Foundation Year you can transfer to any BSc degree in Physics or Astrophysics or - depending on your performance - any MPhys degree. All our BSc and MPhys degrees are accredited by the Institute of Physics.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Which department am I in?

Physics and Astronomy

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,500.00 (US$ 25,454) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sussex House,

Undergraduate Admissions Falmer,

Brighton,

Brighton & Hove,

BN1 9RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A-levels should include Art or a design subject. Without A-levels in these areas you will still be considered but will need to demonstrate a strong, recent background in art and design through other means. You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics with at least grade 4 (or grade C) and, if you are not offering Art or a Design subject at A-level you must also have GCSE Art or Design Technology at grade 6 (or grade B).You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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

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About University of Sussex

In the vibrant coastal city of Brighton, Sussex offers a world-class education, real-world employability and an unforgettable student experience.

  • Ranked 20th in the UK and 160th in the world (THE WUR 2021)
  • Outstanding research reputation & excellent job prospects
  • Continual investment in facilities & the student experience
  • Beautiful campus with a welcoming global community