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BSc (Hons)Applied Physics

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,100.00 per year
Course code F310
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Applied physics is a challenging subject, and the study of applied physics offers a rewarding sense of achievement. Graduates might be required to develop extraordinary solutions to worldwide projects or to achieve the equally extraordinary task of improving everyday life.

Bradford offers high-quality and supportive teaching, transferring information and expertise while developing problem-solving and investigative skills in our applied physics students, to prepare and cultivate self-motivated and independent learners who can work as an integral member of a team.

Our academic staff are part of a multidisciplinary team with world class research portfolios including applications in the diverse areas of healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical technologies, advanced materials, micro and nanotechnology, ecoversity, environmental design, sustainable living, and modern infrastructures.

Programme structure

The modules are a combination of existing and brand-new titles, including the following:

Engineering Mathematics
Materials Technology
Digital Electronics Fundamentals
Introductory Mechatronics
Physics Fundamentals
Optics, Waves and Oscillations
Fluid Mechanics 1 & 2
Circuit and Systems
Mechanics of Machines /li>
Sensors and Actuators
Mechanics of Solids and Machines
Further Engineering Mathematics
Power Electronics and Machines
Digital Electronic Design
Robotics Applications
Engineering Materials
Analogue Electronics
Physics Professional Skills
Intelligent Devices
Signals and Systems Theory
Antennas and Mobile Propagation
Real-time Computing and Instrumentation
Medical Instrumentation and Imaging
Intelligent Devices

As the syllabus develops, you will be able to tailor your study towards interests in, for example, electronics, materials, sensors and instrumentation, fluid mechanics, communications and medical technologies.

Career opportunities

Work-based Learning:

This course is available with an optional 12 months of integrated industrial training immediately after your second year. This, we strongly believe, enables you to apply what you learn on your course to the needs of an employer.

We help you obtain your industrial placement, and satisfactory completion results in the additional award of a Diploma in Industrial Studies. The optional placement year is highly recommended and provides you with an increased prospect of sponsorship and enhanced graduate employment opportunities.

Career Prospects:

Graduates can expect an exciting and varied career, their skills and expertise highly regarded and applicable to industries and interests as diverse as health and medical technologies, climate change, energy, transport and aerospace, food and consumables production, and design and manufacturing for modern life.

Employment six months after the course:

79% of the 2011 graduates in the School of Engineering, Design and Technology (most recent data) found employment or went on to further study within six months of graduating.

Average salary six months after the course for the 2011 graduates in the School of Engineering, Design and Technology was £25,467.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

This course is closed for 2015 entry and may not run in 2016.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States