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.

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

BSc

A-level: grades ABB including grades AB in Physics and Mathematics in any order and a B in any other subject (excluding General Studies)

International Baccalaureate:  32 points overall, including 6,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include 6 in Higher Level Mathematics or Physics, with both subjects being taken at Higher Level.

RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering: DDD overall including grades DDD in the following: Unit 1, Engineering Principles, Unit 7, Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems and Unit 8, Further Engineering Mathematics.

Where possible, we strongly advise applicants to also take Unit 28, Dynamic Mechanical Principles in Practice.

European and International Qualifications; specific entry requirements for students studying European and International qualifications can be found on our individual country pages. 

MSci

A-level: grades AAB including grades AA in Physics and Mathematics and a B in any other subject (excluding General Studies.)

International Baccalaureate:  34 points overall, including 6,6,5 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a minimum of 6 in both Higher Level Mathematics and Higher Level Physics.

RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering: DDD overall including grades DDD in the following: Unit 1, Engineering Principles, Unit 7, Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems and Unit 8, Further Engineering Mathematics.

Where possible, we strongly advise applicants to also take Unit 28, Dynamic Mechanical Principles in Practice. Please note, entry will normally only be permitted to the equivalent BSc. Applicants may apply to the respective BSc course and then transfer to the corresponding MSci, subject to successfully meeting the academic progression requirements and at the discretion of the academic school.

European and International Qualifications; specific entry requirements for students studying European and International qualifications can be found on our individual country pages. A-level: grades AAB including grades AA in Physics and Mathematics and a B in any other subject (excluding General Studies.)

Foundation Programme

A-level: grades CCC including Physics and Mathematics.

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

 

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

Juno Champion

The school holds Juno Champion status, the highest award of this IoP scheme to recognise and reward departments that can demonstrate they have taken action to address the under-representation of women in university physics and to encourage better practice for both women and men.