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Natural Sciences (Life and Physical Sciences) MSci (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE GFC0
This four-year degree expands on the Natural Sciences BSc to prepare you for high-level entry into relevant professions. It’s also a solid base for pursuing PhD research.Whether you take a three-year BSc or a four-year MSci, your degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Leicester will provide you with a truly integrated, research-led course.Our multi-award winning degrees are designed around a core set of bespoke Natural Science modules. You will study fundamental and advanced ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Physics & Astronomy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
28th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
4 - 5 Yea...
4 - 5 Years

Physics

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 - 80 = 20% 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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£26,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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
93%
Physics
86%
Chemistry
43%
Biology
21%
Further Mathematics
13%

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Latest Physical Sciences reviews

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William
19 Mar 21

Natural Sciences (Life and Physical Sciences) BSc (Hons)

I have enjoyed my time here at Leicester so far. The sports facilities are good and there are many places to eat on...
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Samuel
18 Nov 19

Natural Sciences (Life and Physical Sciences) BSc (Hons)

Wholesome - social life really good, same with sports, but course could be...

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How Physical Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 3.3) 3 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 66%
3 star 0%
2 star 33%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,068 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 59%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
38th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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