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Mathematics and Physics University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate

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This course is for you if you enjoy and excel at pure mathematics and want to combine that knowledge with insights into the physical world. You’ll get to understand the rigour and generality of mathematics and its particular role in formalising empirical physical laws.

In the first two years you will study core topics in mathematics and physics. You can change the balance of the subjects through your choice of optional units in the following years. You’ll benefit from studying in two departments and you may be able to transfer into either physics or mathematics if you decide to specialise. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills of an independent scientist, with sound mathematical and experimental expertise, and the ability to solve complex problems on your own.

The MSci degree gives you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge compared to BSc courses, particularly in topics at the forefront of research. You’ll study master's-level units and carry out a research project, giving you ideal preparation for postgraduate study or a career in research.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 FG3C
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
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 A*AA Typical offer

A*AA in three A levels including Mathematics and Physics with A* in Maths or Physics (or Further Mathematics if applicable).
If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

Alternative offer

AAA in three A levels including Mathematics and Physics plus one of:
grade A in an EPQ;
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate;
grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.

If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D2, D3, D3 Typical offer

D2, D3, D3 in three principle subjects including Mathematics and Physics with D2 in Mathematics or Physics.

Alternative offer

D3, D3, D3 in three principle subjects including Mathematics and Physics plus one of:

grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives;
grade A in an EPQ;
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate.

If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points Typical offer

36 points overall with 7, 6, 6 in three Higher Level subjects including Mathematics and Physics.

We require Mathematics at Higher Level and have a preference for Physics at Higher Level. We may be able to consider you if you are studying Standard Level Physics and our typical offer in this instance would be 36 points overall with 7, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects including 6 in Mathematics plus 7 in Standard Level Physics.
Scottish Advanced Higher AA Typical offer
AA in two Advanced Highers including Mathematics and Physics plus AAAAA in five Scottish Highers.

GSCE requirements
GCSE English grade C or 4 (or equivalent from category C).

For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see: go.bath.ac.uk/maths-phy


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/ For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/campaigns/bursaries-and-scholarships-for-undergraduate-students/

Provider information

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University of Bath
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

01225 383019