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Do universities really matter for initial courses?

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    In the case of physics courses for example, is there an important difference in the content or the way it is conveyed between different universities for undergraduate study? (Where research quality and preferences of the institution have presumably less influence). In other words, is there such thing as the “standard stuff”?

    Yes there are standard courses and practical elements that need to be fulfilled for the course to be accredited by the IOP.

    However there will be a massive difference between the course content and difficulty between the best and worst universities.
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