Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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Course info

UCAS CODE F3F5
This course is designed for students wishing to obtain a solid grounding in physics but who also want to study astronomy. Astrophysics principally involves the application of the laws of physics to distant regions in which the physical conditions can only be inferred from the emission of electromagnetic radiation. During the course you can learn about the Sun and the Solar System, the Stars and the Galaxy, distant galaxies and quasars and the beginning of the universe in the Big Bang. You learn ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
107th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 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
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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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
96%
Physics
87%
Chemistry
55%
Further Mathematics
36%
Biology
14%

Astronomy

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£25,000 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Manchester

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M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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