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Physics with Nuclear Technology (accredited by the Institute of Physics)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

The professionally-accredited BSc Physics with Nuclear Technology course is the only one of its kind in Scotland.

UWS is a key member of Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA) which is a research alliance with the aim of placing Scotland at the forefront of international physics research. You can be assured that you will be taught by research-active academics who are specialists in their field.

In addition, you will also have the opportunity to undertake a 12-month paid placement with an industrial or scientific employer in the UK or abroad.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Maths and Physics or Maths at B plus Physics at National 5 at B. English also required at National 5.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCC including Maths and Physics.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Maths and Physics or Maths at B plus Physics at National 5 at B. English also required at National 5.

Progression Routes

The combination of lecture courses and practical work will ideally equip you with skills necessary for a successful career in a nuclear-related industry or research. Scientific, technical, and problem-solving skills acquired during a degree in physics can be put to use in many areas of industry and research.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons (Sandwich)

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F390

Course Length

4 - 5 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

Department

Physical and Chemical Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General