Physics with Astronomy with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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Course info

UCAS CODE F307
A physics degree that opens the door to a wealth of opportunities in industry, academia, finance, data science and the technology industry, our BSc Physics with Astronomy programme will give you cutting edge data mining and problem-solving skills that will equip you for many careers.We’re home to fantastic astronomy facilities, including our own teaching and outreach telescopes that you’ll use to get hands-on observation experience, as well as high performance computer and GPU clusters.You’ll ... 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.
84th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
34th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
23rd

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Sandwich Including Foundation Year
5 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
£26,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£26,000

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

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
Mathematics
99%
Physics
97%
Chemistry
40%
Further Mathematics
33%
Biology
9%

Astronomy

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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
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
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,400 per year
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More info: Professional training £1,850..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Physics (General) reviews

Physics (General)
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Ben
30 Jan 19

Physics BSc (Hons)

My course is good but the uni has messed around other courses and groups in the...
SR
Student Reviewer
11 Jan 18

Physics BSc (Hons)

Teaching is good, not enough societies and social...

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How Physics (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 15 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 47%
3 star 13%
2 star 0%
1 star 6%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 895 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 54%
3 star 14%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%
University of Surrey
CompUniGuide ranking
34th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based on a beautiful and vibrant campus, the University of Surrey provides exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip students for personal and professional success. The university is spread over three sites with the following faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences The university’s track record for graduate employability is one of the best in the UK, with 96 per cent of undergraduates within work or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020). Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework. This award highlights the outstanding teaching standards that students can expect when joining the University of Surrey.

Where you'll study

University of Surrey

Stag Hill Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Guildford  0.3 miles away

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