Physics BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

Student rating
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( 4.6) 1669 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F301
It can easily be argued that physics is the most important of the sciences in shaping the world around us today. Technologies such as the simple lightbulb to advanced technologies such as the mobile phone would simply not exist without this subject. Physics goes much further than this though as it is a discipline that seeks to determine the laws of nature itself.Motivated by a desire to reflect and take advantage of Loughboroughs research strengths in quantum physics, condensed matter,... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
3rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
30th

Start date and duration

Start date
30-SEP-19
Sandwich
4 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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Physics graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
Physics
97%
Mathematics
95%
Chemistry
27%
Further Mathematics
20%
Biology
17%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,350 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Physics (General) reviews

Physics (General)
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Rachel
25 Feb 19

Physics BSc (Hons)

I have thoroughly enjoyed by 3 years here. I have been involved in a AU sports club by playing and being on committee....
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Yassmine
10 Dec 18

Physics BSc (Hons)

Many opportunities here and a beautiful...

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How Physics (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.9) 15 reviews

5 star 87%
4 star 13%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 1,669 reviews

5 star 65%
4 star 31%
3 star 4%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%
Loughborough University
CompUniGuide ranking
7th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.6)
Loughborough has been named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018, as well as taking the top spot in the University Facilities and Giving Back categories. The annual awards are voted for entirely by students – with 36,440 reviews and comments submitted from more than 130 universities across the UK. This single campus uni is spread over a sprawling 440-acre green site, containing everything you need for day-to-day student life. Loughborough is home to world class sporting facilities – both in terms of academic courses offered and through a wide range of clubs and teams run by the Students’ Union. The university was awarded a gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework.

Where you'll study

Loughborough University

Ashby Road
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Loughborough  1.1 miles away

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