UWS Clearing 2022

Physics with Nuclear Technology

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time, 5 years full-time (sandwich), typically 6 years part-time

LOCATION:

Paisley

START DATE:

September 2022

UCAS CODE:

F390

About the course

Our Physics with Nuclear Technology programme has been developed to provide graduates with the knowledge necessary for a career in the nuclear industry or nuclear research.

The programme will cover core physics subjects, including:

  • Wave motion
  • Classical mechanics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Atomic, nuclear and particle physics
  • Thermodynamics

In addition, the programme has a focus on nuclear science and technology including:

  • Imaging and nuclear medicine
  • Applications of nuclear physics
  • Nuclear and particle physics
  • Research topics in nuclear physics

You will graduate from the programme well-equipped for a career in nuclear power, nuclear medicine, environmental monitoring, fundamental and industrial research, or nuclear decommissioning.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths, and SQA National 5 Physics (Grade  B)
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 including Maths and Physics 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Widening Access Programme: Access to STEM or Engineering – BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points 
  • Scottish Baccalaureate: Science – applications considered on an individual basis 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Physics or Applied Sciences or other relevant discipline
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM – applications considered on an individual basis
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Physics or Applied Sciences or other relevant discipline

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Hub

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.