University of Leicester
As a physics student at Leicester you will acquire an appreciation of the scope and impact of modern physics and the use of mathematics, computing and experimentation to solve important real-world problems.
You will study the fundamental theories of physics, from classical mechanics, waves and fields, to relativity, atomic and particle physics. Through option courses and projects you will have the opportunity to explore the areas of physics linked to the School’s world-leading research – such as planetary science, climate physics, nanotechnology, astrophysics, medical physics and space science.
A/AS-levels: AAB-ABB including Physics and Maths. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level. General Studies accepted.
Access to HE Diploma: Pass diploma with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Distinction in Maths and Physics Level 3 modules. Plus grade B in Maths A-level.
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points, including:
HL Maths accepted within both ‘Analysis and Approaches’ and ‘Applications and Interpretation’
BTEC Nationals: Pass Science or Engineering Extended Diploma with DDM, and B at A-level Maths
At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.
Choose two option modules from:
Then choose one option module from: