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MSci in Theoretical Physics (Full Time)

University College London

Masters Degree , Theoretical Physics

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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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.