School of Physics and Astronomy

Entry Requirements

The School typically makes offers to applicants based on their achievement of certain grades at A level  (or equivalent qualifications). Entry requirements by subject type for the different programmes offered by the School are listed below.

BSc

A-level: grade A or B in physics and mathematics or viceversa and a B in any other subject except general studies.

International Baccalaureate: 32 points overall with 6 in both HL(Higher Level) physics and HL mathematics.

European Baccalaureate: 75 % overall 7/6 in maths/physics in any order.

BTEC (RQF) National Extended Diploma in Engineering : DDD overall including: DDDM in any order in unit 1- Engineering Principles and optional, unit 7- Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems, unit 8 - Further Engineering Mathematics and  unit 28 - Dynamic Mechanical Principles in Practice.

MSci

A-level: grade A in physics and mathematics and a B in any other subject except ge neral studies

International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall with 6 in both HL(Higher Level) physics and HL mathematics.

European Baccalaureate: 80 % overall and 7 in both maths and physics.

BTEC (RQF) National Extended Diploma in Engineering: DDD overall including: DDDM in any order in unit 1- Engineering Principles and optional, unit 7- Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems, unit 8- Further Engineering Mathematics and unit 28 - Dynamic Mechanical Principles in Practice.

Foundation Programme

A-level: Grade B in maths and physics and grade C in any other subjects.

We can accept students without A levels in Maths and Physics, however, we require at least a GCSE in Maths. Offers will then depend on the courses taken.

BTEC National Diploma: pass the BTEC National Diploma with MMM, Maths and Physics at M and M. 

A wide range of qualifications are accepted. If yours are not listed on this page please contact our Admissions team.