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Mathematics and Physics University of Strathclyde Degree level: Undergraduate

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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

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 code GF13
Institution code S78
Campus name University of Strathclyde
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further 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.
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 Advanced Higher AB Maths A, Physics B.
Scottish HNC Pass HNC with strong Maths and Physics, B in Graded Unit.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £15,300 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * 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: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

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Glasgow
G1 1XQ


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