Physics is at the heart of modern life. By developing the knowledge to discover future technological advances, qualified physicists are driving our future. Our range of physics Clearing courses provide you with the practical knowledge to take on the industry, questioning how things work and finding the answers.

Our Physics courses in Clearing

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Physics underpins our everyday lives – from the structure of the universe to the smartphones in our hands. Through research, industry, and teaching, our physics degree Clearing courses will position you to discover the next scientific breakthroughs and innovations.

All our physics degrees in Clearing are accredited by the Institute of Physics, allowing you to combine theoretical knowledge and creative application to become a world-class physicist. You will also benefit from small group teaching, which will help you feel supported and able to ask any questions you may have throughout your studies.

Alongside your academic studies, you will be given the opportunity to pursue an industry placement – a great way to expand your knowledge and apply theory to real-life practice. Professional placements provide many benefits, including enhancing your CV, networking opportunities, improving employment prospects after graduation, and seeing physics in action – all while receiving a salary. Evidence also suggests that many students who choose an industry placement improve their final degree classification.

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BSc (Hons) Physics

On our BSc (Hons) Physics degree in Clearing you will study a range of modules aimed at developing your skills so that you can become a future first-rate physicist. Our degree can be over the duration of three years, or four with an optional industry placement.

Throughout your degree, you'll delve into the entire spectrum of physics, exploring advanced topics such as quantum mechanics of atoms, molecules, nuclear and particle physics, and wave optics. You'll also apply your knowledge by using mathematical and computing techniques to tackle intricate physics problems.

Collaboration lies at the heart of our ethos, and we integrate this as a key learning objective throughout your studies. Expect to participate in group projects that enhance your confidence and proficiency in teamwork, problem-solving, and communication – all highly sought-after skills for careers in physics.

BSc (Hons) Physics with Foundation Year

Interested in one of our physics university courses but need additional preparation? Our BSc (Hons) Physics with Foundation Year degree in Clearing aims to provide a good understanding of the key subjects in physics to prepare you for study on the associated BSc (Hons) Physics degree.

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If you have a question about studying any of our Clearing courses, or you’d like to learn more about joining the University of Salford, contact our friendly team today on +44 (0)161 295 4545 or enquiries@salford.ac.uk.