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Theoretical Physics

University College London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

This four-year programme offers an additional year of study on top of the Theoretical Physics BSc, during which students have the opportunity to specialise further by taking advanced optional modules, and undertaking a research project.

  • A science degree from UCL is a strong asset across the whole range of careers where basic scientific skills are required, from accountancy to astrophysics, and computing to cryogenics.

  • The programme is accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and includes the very latest developments and discoveries in the field, based on our highly rated research.

  • Collaborative links with both industry and international research laboratories provide insight into the practical application of your studies.

  • A wide range of optional modules are available, including modules from other University of London colleges, which allows for individual preferences and specialisations within your degree.

This four-year programme offers an additional year of study on top of the Theoretical Physics BSc, during which students have the opportunity to specialise further by taking advanced optional modules, and undertaking a research project. A science degree from UCL is a strong asset across the whole range of careers where basic scientific skills are required, from...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Bloomsbury

Full Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A Levels

Grades

A*AA

Subjects

A*A in Mathematics and Physics required, any order. Further Mathematics is preferred as a third subject.

GCSEs

English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

Contextual offer

Grades

A*AB (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A*A in Mathematics and Physics required, any order. Further Mathematics is preferred as a third subject.

IB Diploma

Points

39

Subjects

A total of 19 points in three higher level subjects including grade 7, 6 in Mathematics and Physics, in any order, with no score below 5.

Contextual offer

Points

38 (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A total of 18 points in three higher level subjects including grade 7, 6 in Mathematics and Physics, in any order, with no score below 5.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

A variety of English language programmes are offered at the UCL Centre for Languages & International Education.

A Levels Grades A*AA Subjects A*A in Mathematics and Physics required, any order. Further Mathematics is preferred as a third subject. GCSEs English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language...

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Assessment Methods

Assessment will normally involve end-of-year examinations, and an element of assessed coursework. Practical work you will be continuously assessed.

Assessment will normally involve end-of-year examinations, and an element of assessed coursework. Practical work you will be continuously assessed.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
71%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
76% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
60% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
85% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
71% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
80% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
71% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
64% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
60% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
66% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
54% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
48% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
83% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
71% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
58% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
59% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
77% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
74% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
81% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
83% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
92% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
57% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
87% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
80% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
55% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
33% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
37% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points144

  • Employment Rate80%

  • Average Graduate Salary£28000

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