BSc Physics with a Preliminary Year of Study (F308)
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|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||4 year(s) full-time|
Fees quoted are for 2018 entry only. Fees for 2019 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2018.
|Location of course||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available for this course|
|Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17||197 overall for Single Honours Physics courses|
About BSc Physics with a Preliminary Year of Study
This course is designed for those who don't have the qualifications needed for the BSc/MSci Physics, but who demonstrate scientific potential through good passes in GCSE Mathematics and Science or workplace experience.
In the preliminary year you will study mathematics and physics and choose a third subject that is appropriate to your own background and needs. You will then be ready to join the BSc Physics degree.
The course gives you the opportunity to develop a physicist's broad range of skills, including problem-solving, numeracy, teamwork and the ability to communicate complicated concepts. You can expand your skill set further by taking part in physics-specific employability sessions, which include presentation skills and entrepreneurship.
You will join a friendly department with a very active, award-winning student society. Our physics graduates have an excellent record of employment, a testament to the value that employers place on the transferable skills that you gain on this course.
The course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.
See a list of all Physics degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.
Typical offer for BSc Physics with a Preliminary Year of Study - applicants must meet one of the following
|N/A No specific requirements. Please contact the Enquiries Team for information.|
Applicants must also meet these requirements
|GCSE profile requirements||Profile:|
This course is designed for students who demonstrate scientific potential through good passes in GCSE Mathematics, Science and English Language at grade C (or above), or workplace experience.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
|English language requirements||If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
How we assess your application
Admissions statements relate to 2018 entry and will be updated for 2019 entry in summer 2018.
Get in touch
For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1639
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This course is recognised by the following organisations:
The Institute of Physics (IOP) for the purpose of partially meeting the educational requirement for Chartered Physicist.
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