Physics and Astronomy
A-Level: AAB to AAA
GCSE (B or above) in English, English Language or English Literature, and one GCE A-Level from the following:
Computing Science or equivalent
Natural Sciences BSc
Subject requirements, level and grade
We welcome applications from those with other qualifications equivalent to our standard entry requirements and from mature students with non-standard qualifications or who may have had a break in their study. Please contact our Admissions Selectors via firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You will need three A-levels (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking) or equivalent with at least one of these in a Science (Biology; Human Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics; Physics.) The standard offer is A*AA at A-Level and you will need specific A-level grades to study:
Biology: A in either Biology or Chemistry.
Chemistry: A*A in any order in Chemistry and Mathematics.
Computer Science: A in Mathematics.
Economics: A in Mathematics.
Mathematics: Either A*A in any order in Maths and Further Maths at A-level or A* in Maths plus A in AS Further Maths for students unable to take A2 Further Maths.
Physics: A*A in any order in Maths and Physics.
A-level：A*AA / AAAA
Number of A levels required:3
Typical offer:A*AA / AAAA.
Required subjects and grades:
A level Mathematics and A level Physics grades A*A (or AA as part of the four A level offer). You must also pass the practical element of any reformed science A levels which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015.
Accepted as 4th A level in AAAA entry criteria.
A-levels: A*AA to include Mathematics and Physics. The A* must be in Mathematics, Physics or Further Mathematics.
All candidates must also take the Physics Aptitude Test as as part of their application.
PHYSICS BSC (HONS)
A level offerABB
Subject requirementsPhysics and Mathematics at A level.
For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject willbe required.
A Level AAB, including AA in Mathematics and Physics
GCSE GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above
Physics BSc Hons
A Level AAB
Required Subjects A level Mathematics grade A and A level Physics grade A
IELTS 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component.
A level offer A*AA-AAA
Required subjectsMaths and physics
A Levels -BBB*
BSc - Minimum Entry Requirements
GCE - General Certificate of Education
Standard Offer: Minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or AS at AABB.
Adjusted / Access Offer: Minimum of 2 A Levels at BB. Preferably one of the A Levels will be in the subject that is being studied. AS Mathematics is required for BSc Computing, Mathematics and Physics.
GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science
BB from two science or Mathematics subjects*
A level A*AA, including Mathematics (or Further Mathematics) and Physics.
General Studies/Critical Thinking Offers normally exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.