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Course summary

Do you want to discover the world of matter and energy, heat and light, radiation, sound and electricity? Or want to use the transferable skills developed by Physicists to discover a world of job opportunities? At Kent, you learn from academics making the discoveries that shape our world. Our four-year Integrated Master's in Physics gives you the opportunity to work with these researchers, in an area of your choosing, and gain a valuable postgraduate qualification which can help to give you the edge in the job market. We have a strong focus on your future career and how to get you there. Gain skills and knowledge that will open the door to careers in medical physics, defence, finance, teaching or data analytics and can even be part of our world-leading research activity. This degree is fully accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and Kent is part of the South East Physics Network (SEPnet) - which offers a competitive programme of summer internships, career focused events, advice and a wider physics community. Reasons to study Physics at Kent

  • Study a wide range of modules and build your degree around your interests.
  • Our lecturers are both innovative teachers and active researchers working at the cutting-edge of research across a range of fields including quantum materials and applied optics.
  • Join a lively and diverse student community and get involved with our student-run Physics, Space and Amateur Rocketry societies who organise talks, practical demonstrations and social events.
  • Focus on your future with expert careers advice and the opportunity to complete a professional placement.
  • Build the connections that matter thanks to our links with optical laboratories, local health authorities, aerospace/defence industries and software and engineering companies.
  • You’ll have access to our teaching and research facilities including state-of-the-art laboratories, high performance computers and protein mass spectrometers.
  • Benefit from our membership of the South East Physics Network (SEPnet), which offers a competitive programme of summer internships, career-focused events, advice and a wider physics community.
  • Our dedicated foundation year makes our course accessible to those without a science background.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F303
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
79%
Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Physics (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS