Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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UCAS CODE FF33
**Overview**Advances in physics lead to new technologies that change our world and forge a path to a brighter future.Quantum theory (the study of the subatomic) and the theory of relativity (that space and time are connected) challenge our imaginations. On this physics degree course, youll uncover an amazing world that lies beyond what we can see. Youll learn to question the impossible and develop the confidence to push against the boundaries of what we think we know.Youll have the opportunity ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 18-SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
49th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
69th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
42nd

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
3 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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Physics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Physics
97%
Mathematics
86%
Chemistry
30%
Further Mathematics
11%
Biology
8%

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Latest Physics (General) reviews

Physics (General)
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Axl
15 Feb 22

Physics MPhys (Hons)

Coming from someone who had to spend an entire year at home due to lockdowns and covid (as well as other personal...
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Amy
21 Feb 20

Physics BSc (Hons)

Really good, honestly. Halls last year were good, my flat this year is better but that's just because there are less...

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How Physics (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 8 reviews

5 star 13%
4 star 62%
3 star 25%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,658 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 50%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Portsmouth
CUG ranking
69th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based in the heart of the UK's only island city, the University of Portsmouth is committed to giving every student a life-changing experience. Outstanding teaching and wide-ranging support make for a lively community where students develop skills and confidence for a rewarding life. Portsmouth’s commitment to students’ future careers is impressive. The latest statistics show 95% of graduates in work or further study. The University achieved a top 10 ranking for Career Prospects in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022. Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of business and law, creative and cultural industries, humanities and social sciences, science and technology. All courses reflect the university’s commitment to students’ future careers.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away

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