University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics and Physics

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Course summary

Mathematics and Physics help to answer some of the important questions which arise in the world. Why Mathematics & Physics at Strathclyde? Learn how to combine maths and physics to help identify and find solutions to important problems in the world. Develop knowledge of mathematical analysis, mechanics, waves and optics, electromagnetism, quantum physics and numerical analysis. Accredited by the Institute of Physics. Benefit from flexibility to transfer between courses. Opportunity to study abroad. Option to undertake final-year project in either subject. Your Career Our graduates have a range of mathematical and analytical skills which allows them to enter a range of sectors. Recent graduates have become investment analysts, numerical analysts, statisticians, managers and teachers. Others have entered the engineering sector, the NHS and education. Recent graduate job roles include: Medical physicist Actuary Investment analyst Mathematician Physicist and spacecraft project manager

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeGF13
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB Maths B, Physics B.
Scottish Higher AABB - ABBBC Maths A, Physics B; Advanced Higher Maths and Physics recommended.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Maths A, Physics B.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Maths HL6, Physics HL5.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 Maths at H1 and Physics at H2
Scottish HNC Pass HNC with strong Maths and Physics, B in Graded Unit.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £15300 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Mathematics and Physics at University of Strathclyde - UCAS