UWS Clearing 2021

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 2021

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: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC (84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths, and SQA National 5 Physics (Grade  B)
  • A levels: CD or CC (56-64 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 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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Fees & Funding

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T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
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