Physics and/with Philosophy
|Physics and Philosophy BSc|
|Physics with Philosophy MPhys|
Physics and/with Philosophy is a stimulating combination of subjects that have much in common. It will give you an understanding of modern physics while enabling you to explore some of the philosophical problems raised by science.
The Physics course provides a broad education across the whole spectrum of modern physics, including quantum mechanics, relativity, particle physics, and numerical and computation physics. In the third year you can do a semester-long project on some aspect of physics. There are more than 60 different projects available, with current titles including the Philosophy of Science and the Physics of Time Travel. In addition you will develop transferable skills such as numeracy, computer programming, and science communication. Find out more about the Physics side of the course, including Physics modules.
The Philosophy department offers an exciting range of modules taught by researchers who are experts in their field. You can develop your understanding of the key areas of philosophy, such as logic, metaphysics, theory of knowledge, philosophy of mind, ethics, political philosophy, and of course the philosophy of science. We also have modules on major figures in the history of philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Kant and Hegel, among others.
The Philosophy side of the degree is highly flexible, with no required modules. Dual students have the choice of exactly the same modules as single Philosophy students. Philosophy modules
More information on Physics and Philosophy BSc and Physics with Philosophy MPhys is available on the University 2019 prospectus. Information about teaching and learning can be found under the "learning and assessment" tab.
- University 2019 prospectus: Physics and Philosophy BSc
- University 2019 prospectus: Physics with Philosophy MPhys
Entry requirements for 2019
|Physics and Philosophy BSc||
Our typical entry requirements for Physics and Philosophy BSc are:
We can also accept other qualifications: Other entry requirements for Physics and Philosophy BSc
|Physics with Philosophy MPhys||
Our typical entry requirements for Physics with Philosophy MPhys are:
We can also accept other qualifications: Other entry requirements for Physics with Philosophy MPhys
English language requirements
International students need an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or an equivalent English language qualification.
If you have a question about your qualifications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disability and Support
We welcome applications from disabled students and students with a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia.
- Support is available from the Disability and Dyslexia Support Service
- Information for disabled applicants
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