University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematical Physics

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Course summary

Get ready to study on a course that celebrates our mathematical universe. You’ll develop knowledge in physics and mathematics, so you can develop expertise in topics such as fluid dynamics and integral transforms. We’ve crafted a course that’s perfect for those who excel in mathematics, but also want to learn about the world of physics. This way, most of your time will be spent learning maths-related topics, but you can also develop a deep understanding of physics systems - all abilities that are highly regarded by employers in the financial sector. We’ve put a particular focus on developing your abilities at the cutting edge of complexity, so you can gain knowledge in areas such as fluid dynamics.

Course details


Year One - Astrophysics 1 - Structure of the Universe - Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Theory – Mechanics - Applied Physics and Linear Systems - Practical Physics 1 Programming and Experimental Physics Year Two - Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics - Vector Calculus - Ordinary Differential Equations and Fourier Series - Practical Physics 2 - Computing and Experimental Physics - Special Relativity and Solid State Physics - Thermal & Quantum Physics - Physics Industrial Placement Year - Electromagnetism and Waves Year Three - Fluid Dynamics - Partial Differential Equations and Integral Transforms - Physics/Astronomy Project - Electrodynamics, Plasma and Solar Physics - Atomic Physics and Advanced Quantum Mechanics - Nuclear and Particle Physics - Condensed Matter and Surface Physics

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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