Physics 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.

Studying this course will provide you with the background and confidence to enhance your employability. Teaching takes place at Thornton Science Park.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Chester

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 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 F345
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB - BBC Including A-level Physics
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Considered alongside A-level Physics
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma (Physics at Level 3) to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit, including 15 at Merit in Physics
Scottish Higher BBBB Including Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Including 5 in HL Physics
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 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 £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.