MSci Chemical Physics with Industrial Experience (F323)

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UCAS code F323
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees

Fees quoted are for 2018 entry only. Fees for 2019 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2018.

  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £20,300 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course

About MSci Chemical Physics with Industrial Experience

The first and second year of this course are identical to the MSci in Chemical Physics (F322).

In your third year you will work as a paid employee in the labs of a major company. During this year you will become an expert scientist and develop important transferable skills. You will also study a small number of academic units through distance learning, making the transition between university and placement as smooth as possible.

You will return to the University in your fourth year and study a mixture of physics and chemistry units, plus a small research project.

The course is accredited by the Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Typical offer for MSci Chemical Physics with Industrial Experience - applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
AAA in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (in any order)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6, 6, 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6, 6, 5 (in any order) at Higher Level in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (in any order)
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, including 12 graded level 3 credits in Chemistry at Distinction, 12 graded level 3 credits in Physics at Distinction, and 9 level 3 credits in Mathematics at Distinction. Not all level 3 mathematics modules are acceptable for our degree courses. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.
BTEC offer DDD in Applied Science or Engineering with Distinction in Physics units, plus A in A-level Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA in two of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAB including the science not taken for Advanced Higher
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall, with 8.5 in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Standard literacy requirement (C in GCSE English or equivalent)
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English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile C
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How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2018 entry and will be updated for 2019 entry in summer 2018.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Institute of Physics (IOP) for the purpose of fully meeting the educational requirement for Chartered Physicist.

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