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Physics is at the heart of modern life. By having the knowledge to discover future technological advances, and find applications for scientific discoveries, qualified physicists are driving our future. If you find yourself asking why things are the way they are, and you’re driven to find the answers, our range of course in physics will give you the practical knowledge to take into industry. Continue to question, research and discover. See where physics could take you.

Three great reasons to study at Salford

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Develop skills desired by industry and academia, including team working, problem solving, communication and presentation skills

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Choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability

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Experience an immersive learning approach, enriched with laboratory experiments and industry collaboration

BSc (Hons) Physics

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Location. Location. Location

Our enviable position at the heart of Greater Manchester makes us the perfect choice whether you're relocating for a long-stay or you're travelling here for the day.

Our Peel Park campus has its own campus train station - Salford Crescent, which can take you into Manchester in just ten minutes, Liverpool in 30 minutes, or direct to Manchester Airport in just 25 minutes. 

Our MediaCityUK campus is well-served by Metrolink - Europe's largest light rail network.

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Explore our range of courses and pathways in Physics

Physics

Physics underpins everyday life, from the structure of the universe to the smartphone in your hand. A Physics degree will put you in position to discover the next scientific breakthroughs and innovations.

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Physics with Acoustics

Accredited by the Institute of Physics, this course offers a specialised blend physics and acoustics modules. You will advance your knowledge of sound, using world-renowned facilities and will put you in the position to discover the next scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations.

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Physics with Studies in North America

Physics questions, observes, and experiments, to better understand our world. Put a different perspective on this fascinating subject by taking your studies stateside. This integrated masters pathway offers you the opportunity to study your third year at the University of Toledo, Ohio (USA). Now in its 10th year, this unique opportunity can help you to build confidence and broaden your academic and personal experiences. 

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Pure and Applied Physics

This specially designed course is ideal if you have a non-standard mathematics background but are keen to pursue physics and develop your enquiring mind. Accredited by the Institute of Physics, this course provides you with an advanced knowledge base ready to build a career in teaching, research or industry, putting you in the position to discover the next scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations.

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Physics with Foundation Year

Physics with Foundation Year

 

Physics with Foundation Year is an excellent route if you’re from a non-industry background, new to higher education, or seeking to develop your career in a new direction. Providing immersion in physics and mathematics principles and techniques, the pathway is designed to help you meet the prerequisites for our BSc (Hons) Physics degree.

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