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BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics

University of Aberdeen
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Course UCAS code: FG31
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
There has never been a more exciting time to study Mathematics and Physics. Our 4th Industry Revolution is bringing incredibly exciting innovations. Traditionally Mathematics supported design of roads, aeroplanes, pharmaceuticals, renewables, meteorology, banking, statistics, and more. Combined with Physics you can innovate in signal processing (IOT), medical devices, instrumentation, software, quantum technologies, autonomous vehicles, quantum computing, artificial intelligence and more. Mathematics is the language of physics and the two are very closely connected. It is the means by which theories of Physics are described and how the complex mathematical relations between force fields, matter and light are expressed. Advanced Mathematics looks at Calculus, Algebra, Probability, Analysis, Theories, and Modelling to give you a solid grounding in advanced applications of Mathematics. These are directly applicable to a lot of new Industry 4.0 applications and traditional areas of business which are now evolving and requiring new applications of Mathematics and Physics. For Physicists working at the frontiers of modern physics, there is a great need to be able to understand advanced mathematical techniques to apply to the latest industry needs in high growth application areas. The subject is so diverse it can apply to the theoretical and the physical such as Quantum Mechanical Engineering, Optics, Electricity and Magentism and Signal Processing, to advanced Computing. Industry 4.0 has pushed traditional computing needs into 'Big Data' and an interplay between signalling circuits, engineering and IOT behind much of our modern advances in sensor technology, smart devices and their application. This degree has a 50% component of Mathematics and 50% component of Physics and is ideal for the more mathematically-minded physicists. There has never been a more exciting time to advance STEM subjects to solve major questions and improve our every day life and work.
Assessment Methods:
Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods: Coursework such as essays and reports completed throughout the course; Practical assessments of the skills and competencies they learn on the course; Written examinations at the end of each course. The exact mix of these methods differs between subject areas, years of study and individual courses. Honours projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation.
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15 January

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The university is lovely, nice and calm with enthusiastic and passionate teachers who helped me out a lot. The Uni has loads of places to eat and hang out in the Hub. There’s no SU venue, but Aberdeen is buzzing - you just have to suck up the 20 minute bus ride to town from campus, and there are loads of students in the city so you’ll be making loads of friends quickly. Belmont Street is a guaranteed good night out. Also, has 0.12 fast food shops per 1,000 people, so you'll be healthier at least...

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Set for Year 1 for EU at £1,820
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £1,820
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Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment:
Tel. +44 (0) 1224 272090
Email. [email protected]

Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment:
Tel. +44 (0) 1224 272090
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • vilavi98's avatar by vilavi98 on 24th January 2019
    Aberdeen university is an amazing university. The location is great and close to the city centre. The different societies and sports clubs offer a variety of socials and activities. The lecturers are very nice and the tutorials are helpful.
  • by Anonymous on 30th August 2015
    I had a great time in Aberdeen. I picked it because it was first alphabetically that offered my course but I have no regrets. Would recommend it to anyone. :)
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