Physics (including a Foundation Year) University of Chester

Undergraduate

Physics is the fundamental science that underpins much of the technology we see around us. Modern communications, transport and energy systems all originate from advances in our understanding of physics. Many of these developments also depend on breakthroughs in materials science.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Chester

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment is by examination and coursework. Coursework covers a wide range, including laboratory reports and the extended project report as well as tutorial problems.


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 F346
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level D D D Including A-level Physics
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP Considered alongside A-level Physics
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma (Physics at Level 3) Pass Overall
Scottish Higher C C C C Including Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Including 4 in HL Physics
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4, H4, H4 Including Physics

Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that Welsh Baccalaureate and A level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,250 Year 1
EU £8,250 Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

£1,000 fee waiver bringing the fee down from £9,250 to £8,250 The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2017 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.