B.Sc. Physics with a Foundation Year (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

The University of Kent through the School of Physical Sciences offers a BSc. in Physics with a Foundation Year (Hons) degree.

Important information

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

GCSE Physics
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Foundation year

This course is for students who lack the qualifications needed for direct entry onto Stage 1 of the degree programmes. The foundation year is taught entirely on the Canterbury campus and caters for students with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Successful completion of the foundation year guarantees entry onto any of the School’s physics or astronomy degree courses.

Possible modules may include:

  • Calculus
  • Electromagnetics for Engineers
  • MA022 - Graphs, Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Algebra and Arithmetic
  • Motion & Mechanics
  • Waves and Vibrations
  • Properties of Matter
  • Introductory Physics Laboratory and Communication Skills

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computing Skills
  • Astrophysics, Space Science and Cosmology
  • Introduction to Ballistics
  • Skills for Physicists