Physics with Philosophy (3 years) [BSc]

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UCAS course code: F3V5

UCAS institution code: M20

Degree awarded: BSc

Duration: 3 years

Number of places/applicants:

For entry in September 2017 there were 310 places/1700 applicants.

Typical A level offer: A*A*A-A*AA (to include Physics and Maths). We would normally require a pass in the Practical Assessment in the newly reformed science A levels.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 37 points overall with 7,7,6 - 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects (to include Physics and Maths)

Contact email: ug-physics@manchester.ac.uk

Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 275 4210

How to apply: Apply through UCAS .

Course description

This course provides a solid grounding in all aspects of physics, both theoretical and experimental. However a substantial amount of laboratory work is replaced by lecture courses and project work in philosophy. Typical course units forming the Philosophy stream include: Moral Philosophy; Theory of Knowledge; Philosophy of Science and Ethics. The works of Spinoza, Wittgenstein and Aristotle might also be studied.

It is possible to transfer to the 4-year MPhys course at the beginning of your third year.

Please follow the link below to our undergraduate handbook. Here you can find out more information about the course content of your chosen degree programme: http://www.physics.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatehandbook

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be announced once confirmed by the UK government. As a guide, the 2017 tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry. Tuition fees for international students will be £24,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate student finance pages.

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