Physics BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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If you have a passion for physics this course will provide the theory and practical experience needed to understand important physical phenomena. Classes cover diverse topics such as particle physics, climate change and quantum information, while in the laboratory you will perform experiments to investigate quantum behaviour, understand atomic processes and measure the Earth’s magnetic field. You will learn from academic experts in areas such as nanostructured devices, renewable energy and soft ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | 18-SEP-23

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19 Dec 19

Physics MPhys

Very good, much better than i thought it would be, very much like the accommodation and facilities as well as teaching....
Student Reviewer
18 Oct 18

Physics BSc (Hons)

There is not a soul I wouldn't recommend Northumbria to. I hope it stays as great as it is for the foreseeable future....

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How Physics (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 11 reviews

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Northumbria University, Newcastle
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Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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