Astrophysics MPhys

Cardiff University

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Course info

UCAS CODE F510
The MPhys Astrophysics degree covers core physical and mathematical concepts with a clear focus on our interpretation of the Universe. The course is designed to give a thorough education in theoretical aspects of physics and astrophysics and an understanding of observational astronomy.Accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP), this four-year programme is designed for those wishing to study astrophysics in greater depth than the three year BSc allows.The course aims to prepare you for a ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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36th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
26th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
23rd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Astronomy graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Astronomy graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

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

Astronomy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Physics
100%
Mathematics
100%
Chemistry
28%
Further Mathematics
17%
Biology
13%

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£10,500 per year
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£21,950 per year
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Where you'll study

Cardiff University

30-36 Newport Road Cardiff
CF24 0DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cardiff Queen Street  0.1 miles away

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