Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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UCAS CODE F3F5
**Physics reaches from the quark out to the largest of galaxies, while Astrophysics emphasises the underlying physical concepts of the stars and galaxies, which make up the Universe. At Kent you will you will learn from academics making the discoveries that shape our world and play a part in this research yourself. Upon graduation you will have acquired the practical experience and scientific knowledge as well as develop a wider range of skills that open the door to careers in a range of fields ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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87th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
50th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
39th

Start date and duration

Start date
17-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Astronomy

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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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

Physics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£27,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2021

Entry requirements
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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
94%
Mathematics
89%
Chemistry
33%
Biology
14%
Further Mathematics
8%

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Student rating ( 4.4) 9 reviews

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University of Kent
CUG ranking
50th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, and postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer the dual UK and European qualifications. The university’s reputation for research excellence is confirmed by its success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity based on REF results, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. Our academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study and 97% of our research is of international quality. We offer a wide range of courses that span the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Whatever your subject and wherever you are located you can benefit from a huge range of academic and personal support services to help you excel.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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