801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Physics with Foundation Year - Sheffield Hallam University

**Course summary** - Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start. - Gain mathematical and mathematical modelling skills to describe the multiple aspects of the physical world. - Achieve the confidence and ability to formulate and solve problems in physics and beyond. - Gain a firm basis for conducting physics research in a range of theoretical and practical areas, including the skills to manage a project. - Participate in rigorous intellectual training that engenders an interest in current developments at the frontiers of the subject. Develop the skills and attributes for a career in physics or any professional occupation requiring confident, innovative, organised, numerate, analytical and strategic thinkers with strong communication and interpersonal skills. How you learn The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Physics course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other engineering, maths and physics foundation year students, then move on to the degree. We have designed a balanced mix of activities to develop you as a professional physicist and enhance your future career prospects. You learn through lectures tutorials seminars laboratory sessions problem-based and practical activity-based sessions group and individual project work acting as mentors for other students In the foundation year, you’ll study the fundamental mathematical and scientific principles that you’ll need at undergraduate level, and apply them to a range of different topics. You’ll learn through many of the same techniques used on the degree course, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam and its facilities — ensuring that you’re ready to hit the ground running. Applied learning Work placements You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Although optional, a placement is actively encouraged it is virtually guaranteed to have a transformative effect and will significantly improve your employability at the end of the degree. Live projects You have the opportunity to set up your own business venture or engage in real-life projects with external clients.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650