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Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year BSc Hons

Physics and Astronomy and Physics at The University of Manchester
STUDY MODEFull-Time
LENGTH4 years course
LEARNINGOn Campus
PLACEMENT YEARNot Available
YEAR ABROADNot Available
FOUNDATION YEARYes

Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year BSc Hons

Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year is a one year programme designed to improve your mathematical and scientific understanding and skills to a level where you will be able to start a degree in

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What you will need to do

Apply by 25 Jan
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Audition for a Place
Submit a portfolio
Pass an entry test

Points of entry for Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year BSc Hons

Foundation

Entry requirements for Physics and Astronomy and Physics at The University of Manchester
Entry requirements are the formal requirements students need to meet to be considered for a place on a university course. But, each year many universities accept students with lower grades. The bar chart below shows the actual UCAS tariff points of students currently on this course.
Required subjects for Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year BSc Hons at The University of Manchester
Students are accepted from a wide range of educational backgrounds and all applications are considered on their individual merits. Decisions are based on the application as a whole - including the qualifications, the personal statement, and the referee's comments. The following must therefore be viewed only as general guide. Our entry requirements vary depending on the subjects being taken at A-level. Typically, we would be looking for: - BBB, where a student has three relevant subjects - ABB, where a student has two relevant subjects - AAB, where a student has one relevant subject The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, and Computer Science. If you are unsure whether you would be considered with your qualifications/predictions, we would encourage you to contact us before making an application. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the Integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme. To help us make our decision, applicants may be asked to attend an Academic Assessment. Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A-level taken. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.
UCAS points for current students on Physics and Astronomy and Physics at The University of Manchester
English language requirements
6.0
Additional details
With no less than 5.5 in each individual component.

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