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Physics BSc (Hons)


What will I learn?

Join one of the most respected Department of Physics in the country and enjoy the flexibility, choice and challenge of our BSc Physics degree.In Years 1 and 2, the course provides a foundation in classical physics, including dynamics, waves, electromagnetism and thermodynamics. At the same time newer concepts are introduced, including the unification of space and time, the meaning of wave-particle duality and the relation between entropy and disorder. You will be taught this introduction through course units in special relativity, quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics. These modern concepts and the techniques of classical physics lay the foundation for study in Year 3, during which you can choose from a wide range of options to develop your expertise in diverse topics that include: atomic and molecular structure, solid state electronic devices, electro-magnetic radiation, lasers, stars and cosmology, particle and nuclear physics, and the more advanced aspects of theoretical physics.Working with leading academics and accessing our incredible facilities, you will be well placed to progress along your physics journey.

Which department am I in?

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

18 September 2023


Main Site

University Recruitment And Adm,

Oxford Road,


M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

We require Grades ABB-AAB. This must include Chemistry, either Mathematics or Biology, and one further rigorous academic subject (we do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking). You are required to obtain a pass in the practical element of any science A-level taken.Selection for interview is based on predicted Grades BBB. Please note the specific offer conditions will be based on the assessment of the interviewer.Typical Contextual Offer: BBB-ABB (including specific subjects).

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


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