Physics

MPhys PHYSICS

Key details 

MPHYS PHYSICS

Start Year
2022
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Physics
UCAS course code
F303
Entry Requirements
AAB
Duration (years)
4

Assessment for Year 1

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

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Assessment for Year 2

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

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Assessment for Year 3

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

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Assessment for Year 4

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

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Register interest   
Open Days   

Assessment for Year 1

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 2

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 3

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 4

We employ a range of assessment methods to best reflect each module and what we hope you will gain from it. 

Assessments will usually feature a combination of practical reports, data handling, project work, dissertations, course tests and examinations. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

AAB including Mathematics and Physics or ABB including Mathematics and Physics with an A in the Extended Project. Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element.

BTEC

Not accepted

Scottish highers

Only considered in combination with Scottish Advanced Highers

Scottish highers advanced

BBC including Mathematics and Physics

Irish leaving certificate

4 subjects at H2, 2 subjects at H3 including Mathematics at H2 and Physics at H3 or Mathematics at H3 and Physics at H2

Access course

Pass Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 36 credits at Level 3 and Merit in 9 credits at Level 3 including 12 credits in Mathematics and 12 credits in Physics.

European Baccalaureate

80 including 70 in Mathematics and 85 in Physics or 85 in Mathematics and 70 in Physics

International Baccalaureate

33 including HL6 Mathematics and HL5 Physics or HL5 Mathematics and HL6 Physics

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE.

Additional entry requirements

A-Level General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.  Science A Levels must include a pass in the practical element. 

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes such as BSc Physics with a Foundation Year 

INTO UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA  

If you do not meet the academic and/or English requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO University of East Anglia offers guaranteed progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree:  

Examples see:  

International Foundation in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences (for Year 1 entry to UEA)  

International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering (for Year 1 entry ro UEA)

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):  

  • IELTS: 6.0  overall (minimum 5.5  in all components) for year 1 entry 

  • IELTS: 6.5  overall (minimum 6.0 in all components) for year 2 entry  

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.  

  

INTO University of East Anglia   

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study:  

  

  

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.  

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.  

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year.  
Course Reference Number: 5267093

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs. 

Course Reference Number: 5267093

How to Apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.  

UCAS Apply is an online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The application allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it is sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.  

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.  

FURTHER INFORMATION   

Please speak to us on Live Chat or complete our online Enquiry Form for further information or to be kept up to date with news and events at the University. 

 

Course Reference Number: 5267093
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Physics
UCAS course code
F303
Entry Requirements
AAB
Duration (years)
4
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