Birkbeck, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of London

Physics and Mathematics

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Course summary

Our Certificate in Higher Education in Physics and Mathematics will prepare you for physics, mathematics, engineering and computer science degrees. This intensive course includes study skills support and help with your application for degree study. You will gain an overview of the physical universe we inhabit, raising fascinating questions about its underlying structure and the nature of physics. You will also have the opportunity to enhance your problem-solving and laboratory skills. Our team of lecturers, demonstrators and technicians are dedicated to providing a wide range of opportunities for adult learners interested in physics and mathematics and their application in understanding the physical world and related areas such as engineering. On successful completion, you will be guaranteed an interview for a Birkbeck mathematics degree. Highlights

  • Birkbeck's School of Science provides state-of-the-art, specialist laboratories and facilities at the heart of academic London.
  • You will be taught by internationally distinguished experts, who work with governments and institutions around the globe to extend the boundaries of knowledge.
  • Working in close collaboration with the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, a joint institution between Birkbeck and UCL, our Department is recognised for the excellence and international impact of its research.
  • In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), in a joint submission with UCL, Biological Sciences at Birkbeck were ranked 11th in the UK, with a research environment supporting world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the moules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

Parts 1 and 2 of each subject are assessed by coursework and tests only, with some assignments completed in class and some at home. Part 3 includes both coursework and a final examination (in early June). The Saturday modules are assessed by coursework (Pass/Fail) only.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. We also accept other English language tests.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential. You will need to demonstrate a good level of numeracy and English language skills, as well as a keen interest in physics and mathematics. Applicants are advised that this is a very intensive course, which requires a high level of commitment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2022/undergraduate/programmes/UCHPHYMA_C/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £6750 Year 1
England £6750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 Year 1
Scotland £6750 Year 1
Wales £6750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.
Physics and Mathematics at Birkbeck, University of London - UCAS