Astronomy and Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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UCAS CODE FF53
**Astronomy** is the study of the physical universe, from the Earth and the solar system to galaxies at the edge of the cosmos. Astronomy lectures are complemented by our observatory, planetarium and telescope facilities. We have close links with the Glasgow Science Centre, home to one of the UK’s best planetariums.**Physics** is the experimental and theoretical study of matter and energy and their interactions, ranging from the domain of elementary particles, through nuclear and atomic ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
17th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
19th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Astronomy

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Physics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
100%
Physics
99%
Chemistry
44%
Further Mathematics
19%
Biology
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£6,938 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,020 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Astronomy reviews

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Cairns
06 Feb 20

Astronomy and Physics BSc (Hons)

pretty good. uni has a lot of opportunities for a wide array of interests. facilities are normally pretty good....
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Dominykas
01 Nov 19

Astronomy and Physics BSc (Hons)

oh my god, it's so good. like, last day, i went to volley and after that we all had a wee social, it was amazing, one...

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Student rating ( 4.4) 24 reviews

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3 star 4%
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Student rating ( 4.4) 4,293 reviews

5 star 54%
4 star 34%
3 star 9%
2 star 2%
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Where you'll study

University of Glasgow

University Of Glasgow University Avenue Glasgow
Glasgow, City Of
G12 8QQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exhibition Centre   0.4 miles away

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