Undergraduate degree courses

We offer BSc (3 year) and MSci (4 year) Institute of Physics accredited courses in Physics.

  • Available specialisms - Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Cosmology, Theoretical Physics and Nanoscale Physics. 
  • Joint Honours - Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics.

The courses pay particular attention to the development of a wide range of skills, including those applicable throughout the development of a career as a physicist.

We are pleased to be able to announce that our courses have recently been reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agencyand have been adjudged Excellent.

Our degree programmes have also been accredited by the Institute of Physics. The summary reads:

This is a major and important physics department residing in one of the UK's premier universities. It is highly organized, well-run and benefits from a dedicated set of academic staff. Physics is presented through well-planned degree programmes, supported by a range of excellent facilities.

Undergraduate degree courses in Physics and Astronomy

Physics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Physics MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 4 years

Physics (International Study) BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Physics (International Study) MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Physics and Astrophysics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Physics and Astrophysics MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 4 years

Physics and Astrophysics (International Study) BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 4 years

Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined
  • 3 years

Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined
  • 4 years

Theoretical Physics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Theoretical Physics MSci

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 4 years

Nuclear Engineering/Science undergraduate degree courses

Nuclear Engineering MEng

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 4 years

Nuclear Science and Materials BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Foundation Year

Physics Foundation Year

  • Undergraduate
  • Foundation
  • 1 year