Physics with Theoretical Physics (4 years) [MPhys]
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UCAS course code: F346
Degree awarded: MPhys
Duration: 4 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 telephone: +44 (0)161 306 9220
Physics with Theoretical Physics is aimed at students interested in the more mathematical and theoretical aspect of physics. The course provides a solid grounding in all aspects of physics, both theoretical and experimental, although a significant amount of practical work is replaced by lecture courses and project work in theoretical physics. In the first two years, you study the topics of advanced mechanics, advanced mathematics and computational physics. In third and fourth year, you study in more depth topics of particular interest to you, for example, quantum theory, electrodynamics and general relativity.
It is possible to transfer to the 3-year BSc course at the beginning of your third year.
Please follow the link below to our undergraduate handbook (also known as The Blue Book). Here you can find out more information about the course content of your chosen degree programme: http://bluebook.physics.manchester.ac.uk/
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.