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.
2023 entry requirements
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.
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.
BSc Hons (Sandwich)
4 - 5 years
School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science
Physical and Chemical Sciences