ip target image
You are currently browsing our site with content tailored to students in your country

Our cookies

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience with personalized content, relevant ads and enhanced functionalities. By allowing all you agree to the use of cookies as per the cookie policy and remember you can manage your preferences anytime.

What will I learn?

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Home to superb research facilities and partnered with the National Physical Laboratory, Surrey offers distinctive physics courses that are among the best in the UK and reflect the diversity and exciting nature of the subject.Our BSc and MPhys Physics courses offer you a flexible choice of modules across many different topics, covering both theoretical and applied areas of physics. Our teaching builds on the broad range of expertise among our acclaimed academics.Two unique aspects of both courses are:Our placement programme:- Within the BSc, the option to take a paid Professional Training placement in industry gives you invaluable hands-on experience to enhance your employability.- On our MPhys course, you’ll take a year-long, masters-level integrated research placement. This can be in one of our world-leading research groups or at one of our international partner institutions.Our focus on undergraduate research and innovation:- All undergraduates have the opportunity to apply for 8-10 week paid summer placements in our research groups and those of our South East Physics Network partners.- We offer in-house "research and innovation" and "enterprise" grants that students can apply for to fund a research placement, attend a conference or develop a new business idea.**What you will study**On our BSc and MPhys Physics courses, you’ll study core topics, such as particle, nuclear and atomic physics, and optional modules. During your first year, you can switch between any of our specialist physics courses.The option to take an integrated research year or Professional Training placement also gives you invaluable hands-on experience to enhance your employability.You can apply to study for either a BSc or an MPhys (Master of Physics), a direct route to a masters qualification. Included in the MPhys is an integrated research year, which allows you to develop your skills in an academic or industrial arena, before returning for your final masters-level modules.Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch to a BSc or MPhys during your studies.

Which department am I in?

FEPS - Department of Physics

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Overall:BBBRequired subjects: English Language or English Literature. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

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

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About University of Surrey

Surrey strives to inspire students to view the world in new ways, to be bold in their work and experience all that student life brings.

  • Based in Guildford, 35 minutes from London
  • 23rd in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • University of the Year for Graduate Employment
  • Pathway programmes and pre-sessional English courses

Get in touch