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    I'm not a Sussex student yet (though I do live here!) but was wondering if any of you have any experience or are currently doing either MPhys or BSc physics at Sussex uni?

    Basically I was studing with OU, only level 1 but due to changes i've decided i'm not at all happy with it so am going to do A-levels and then try for Sussex.

    I'm interested in Research first and foremost, and I understand that the Sussex MPhys is good for this, but would it be as adequate as doing a bachelors followed by a masters? :confused:

    Opinions and advice please!

    Hi there - you do know Sussex has a foundation year and you may qualify for that without A levels?

    Mostly though, it doesn't matter if you do BSc or MPhys, you can change any time in your first few years (it's only a form to fill in and get signed)

    The reason why most people choose MPhys over BSc followed by MSc is a matter of funding - The MSc costs you, and you can't get a loan from the SLC to help you (you can get a CDL but they have interest and you need to start paying back straight away). Both are perfectly acceptable - and a lot of the MSci students go on to do very prestigious Phds

    If I can help any more, please let me - I'm a Physics student at Sussex myself
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    Hi Antimatter

    Big thanks for your reply - I didn't know about the foundation year at Sussex but i've just looked it up and it sounds good, I shall now be making enquiries thanks to you :cool:

    Good to know that the MPhys is acceptable, they seem to have a good range to choose from anyway. Definitely want to make the right choice this time!

    Thanks again, will be in touch with questions no doubt
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