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.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
23 September 2019
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment is by examination and coursework. Coursework covers a wide range, including laboratory reports and the extended project report as well as tutorial problems.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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:
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|A level||B B B - B B C||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||B B B B||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.
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|