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Physics & Philosophy MSci

UCAS code: VF53

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

This interesting and challenging Physics & Philosophy MSci will enable you to investigate the connection between these two subjects and take this study to master’s level in both. You will study the fundamental aspects of physics, including relativity, quantum mechanics, fields and waves, electromagnetism and nuclear physics. Studying philosophy will help you to develop your understanding of reality and our knowledge of it, as well as develop skills in reasoning and arguments.

Key benefits

  • Top 10 in the UK for Physics (QS World Rankings by subject 2022)
  • 4th in the UK for Philosophy (QS World Rankings by subject 2022).
  • Award winning: seven former staff and students in the Physics department have won Nobel Prizes.
  • Internationally-renowned academic staff in the fields of cosmology, nanotechnology, and the interface between physics and biology.
  • One of the largest and most distinguished philosophy departments in the country.
  • Philosophy offer an exceptionally wide range of optional courses, covering all areas of the history of philosophy and contemporary philosophy.
Favour

The lecturers are incredibly passionate and friendly people. They really care and it makes learning from them enjoyable as you can feed off their passion.

Favour, Physics BSc

Employability

Our Physics and philosophy graduates are in high demand because employers recognise the wide range of skills that they possess. We train physicists to be good problem solvers, to think logically and to apply mathematical and computational techniques to real problems. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Actuarial Analyst, Willis
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Publishing Editor, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Researcher, Cornell University
  • Data Engineer, ITV
  • Information Analyst, University of Georgia
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • Software Engineer, LandTech
  • Performance Manager, Bradford Commerce

Employability

Our Physics and philosophy graduates are in high demand because employers recognise the wide range of skills that they possess. We train physicists to be good problem solvers, to think logically and to apply mathematical and computational techniques to real problems. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Actuarial Analyst, Willis
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Publishing Editor, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Researcher, Cornell University
  • Data Engineer, ITV
  • Information Analyst, University of Georgia
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • Software Engineer, LandTech
  • Performance Manager, Bradford Commerce

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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