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Loughborough University

Physics BSc (Hons) DIS/DIntS

Loughborough University
In Loughborough

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Loughborough
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Loughborough
Description

Overview
It can easily be argued that physics is the most important of the sciences in shaping the world around us today. Technologies such as the simple light bulb to advanced technologies like the mobile phone would simply not exist without this subject. Physics goes much further than this though, as it is a discipline that seeks to determine the laws of nature itself.
Motivated by a desire to reflect and take advantage of Loughborough's research strengths in quantum physics, condensed matter, statistical physics and the physics of materials, the core Physics BSc (Hons) degree has recently been revised from the ground up and structured to provide what we believe will be an exciting and academically outstanding course.
The Physics degree at Loughborough offers maximum flexibility to study optional modules from our suite of physics courses. If you want to study the widest breadth of subjects, or do not yet wish to decide on a particular focus, then this is the degree for you. For further insight into what you can expect to study on our Physics degree, please take a look at the modules listed below.

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Location

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Loughborough (Leicestershire)
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Loughborough University, LE11 3TU

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4.0 24/01/2018
What I would highlight: It's been an incredible time at the university where I could get involved and meet so many amazing people.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2019

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The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 9 years

What you'll learn on the course

Quantum Physics
GCSE Physics
GCSE Mathematics
Computational
Project
Materials
Computational Physics
Mathematics

Course programme

What you'll study

Excited to learn more? For a taster of what you can expect to study on our Physics BSc (Hons) degree, take a sneak preview of some of the modules you may have the opportunity to study below. Please note that this course has been substantially revised and will therefore differ to previous years.

The information below reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year. Please see Terms and Conditions of Study for more information.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Final year

Semester 1

Core Physics 1: Foundations of Physics Core

Core Physics 1: Foundations of Physics

Semester 2

Core Physics 2: Classical Physics of Particles, Fields and Devices Core

Core Physics 2: Classical Physics of Particles, Fields and Devices

Semester 1 & 2

Physics Laboratory 1 Core

Physics Laboratory 1

Computational Physics 1 Core

Computational Physics 1

Philosophy and Frontiers of Science Core

Philosophy and Frontiers of Science

Indicative areas studied include quantum physics, condensed matter, statistical physics, and the physics of materials.

Semester 1

Core Physics 3: Quantum and Condensed Matter Physics Core

Core Physics 3: Quantum and Condensed Matter Physics

Semester 2

Core Physics 4: Condensed Matter, Materials and Statistical Physics Core

Core Physics 4: Condensed Matter, Materials and Statistical Physics

Semester 1 & 2

Physics Laboratory 2 Core

Physics Laboratory 2

Computational Physics 2 Core

Computational Physics 2

Mathematics for Physics 2 Core

Mathematics for Physics 2

Astrophysics and Astronomy Core

Astrophysics and Astronomy

Semester 1

Statistical Physics Optional

Statistical Physics

Surfaces, Thin Films and High Vacuum Optional

Surfaces, Thin Films and High Vacuum

Characterisation Techniques in Solid State Physics Optional

Characterisation Techniques in Solid State Physics

Introduction to Dynamical Systems Optional

Introduction to Dynamical Systems

Semester 2

Modern Optics Optional

Modern Optics

Advanced Physics Laboratory Optional

Advanced Physics Laboratory

Studies in Science and Mathematics Education Optional

Studies in Science and Mathematics Education

Elementary Particle Physics Optional

Elementary Particle Physics

Semester 1 & 2

Core Physics 5: Advanced Topics Core

Core Physics 5: Advanced Topics

Group Project Core

Group Project

Final year project (BSc project) Core

Final year project (BSc project)

General Relativity and Cosmology Optional

General Relativity and Cosmology

Programme specification

Module specification


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