351–400 th
World University Rankings 2021
91 st
Young University Rankings 2016
101-125 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Scott Russell Building, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH14 4AS, United Kingdom

Physics - Heriot-Watt University

Core concepts include dynamics, electromagnetic fields and optics, the quantum world of subatomic particles and the philosophically challenging ideas of astrophysics. Mathematics is integral to students' understanding of physical concepts in depth. Options available in later years include Laser Physics, Photonics, Semiconductor Physics, Instrumentation, Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particles. Research projects allow students to develop skills in experimental design or computational modelling.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Edinburgh Campus,EdinburghUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • International Year 1 £18,480