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Physics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

UK

What will I learn?

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.**International Students**For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/**Physics**Challenge your imagination and gain insight into how the world works. From discovering sustainable energy sources to medical diagnostic techniques, the applications of physics are almost endless. Physics at Keele will equip you with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills to gain employment in a wide variety of industrial sectors or to pursue postgraduate studies.**Why choose this course?** - Top 20 in the UK for Physics (Guardian University Guide, 2022)- Engage with academics who are at the forefront of research in tackling global challenges- Dedicated first year modules will equip you with the fundamental mathematical, programming and practical skills required for effective academic study- Access to Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories (CSL) - Gain extended exposure to computational concepts, scientific communication skills and numerical methods that are highly valuable in the workplace Physics helps us to identify the connections between seemingly different phenomena. It provides the quantitative and analytic skills needed for analysing data and solving problems and makes an enormous contribution to a range of industries such as power, nuclear, electronics, IT, and data-mining.The subject knowledge in our Physics BSc is underpinned by a core physics curriculum as set out by the Institute of Physics. Module topics include the fundamentals of classical and quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, thermodynamics, solid state, atomic and nuclear physics, together with the mathematics that is used to describe them. You will also explore broader areas of physics and mathematics, computational and statistical techniques, and the applications of these in addressing physical problems.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

January 2024

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a 3 APs (grade 5=A; 4=B, 3=C) OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

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

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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