Physics with Theoretical Physics at University of Manchester - UCAS

Course summary

Explore the more mathematical and theoretical aspects of physics through our Physics with Theoretical Physics MPhys course. We will provide you with a solid grounding in all aspects of physics - both theoretical and experimental - with lectures and project work forming a significant portion of the theoretical physics component. In the first two years you will study the topics of advanced mechanics, advanced mathematics and computational physics, while in the third and fourth year you will have the opportunity to study, in greater depth, the topics that are of particular interest to you. Examples include quantum theory, electrodynamics and general relativity. Our Department of Physics and Astronomy is renowned around the world, and our facilities are second to none. Working with leading academics, you will be well placed to progress along your physics journey from here.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University recognises a number of foundation courses as suitable for entry to this undergraduate course. Applicants completing the Northern Consortium (NCUK) International Foundation Year or INTO Manchester International Foundation in Science and Engineering are required to achieve grades A*A*A with A* in both Physics and Mathematics and grade C in English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Applicants studying other Foundation courses should contact the Department Admissions Team to check if their qualification is recognised for entry to this course and for specific entry requirements.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6With no less than 5.5 in each sub-test.

All applicants to the University (from the UK and overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency. The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either: - GCSE/iGCSE English Language grade 4/C - IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component - TOEFL iBT 80 with no less than 20 in speaking and 18 in all other subscores - An acceptable equivalent qualification Please note that if you hold English as a Second Language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer one of our acceptable equivalent or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees for entry in 2025 have not yet been set. For entry in 2024 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2025 entry.
Physics with Theoretical Physics at University of Manchester - UCAS