Physics and Astrophysics MPhys

University of Sheffield

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Course info

UCAS CODE F3F5
This combination of subjects gives you a grounding in the fundamentals of physics and explores the workings of the universe, from our solar system to distant galaxies. You’ll spend time in our astronomy laboratory, using our robotic telescope to generate your own data. You’ll learn how to analyse data, and how to present your results.Physics at Sheffield gives you hands-on experience working with leading academics on real research projects. And there are plenty of opportunities for fieldwork: ... 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.
7th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
28th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
33rd

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£20,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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
99%
Physics
91%
Chemistry
49%
Biology
28%
Further Mathematics
24%

Astronomy

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£24,450 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Sheffield

Western Bank Sheffield
S10 2TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.7 miles away

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