Home to some of the UK’s best teaching facilities, our School has a planetarium and fully equipped undergraduate laboratories and our Bayfordbury Observatory is recognised as one of the best in the UK.

You’ll be taught by exceptional mathematicians and scientists and will have great opportunities to put your skills into practice, including a year-long work placement in the UK or abroad and to work with our industry partners on innovative new projects. Our renowned research includes the astrophysics of galaxies and black holes, quantum computing and climate change.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Astrophysics

BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Physics


Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies


One semester: £8,750
Two semesters: £12,500





Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester one

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Physics 1

Semester two

  • Mathematics 2
  • Physics 2
  • Programming
  • Statistics

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 50% with a minimum of 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics


HIC provides subject specialist skill progression classes during an integrated first-year degree.

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study 8 compulsory modules and 1 skills module for 120 credits.

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with a minimum 85% attendance required.

Employment & career options

A physics or mathematics degree opens up opportunities for careers in industry, teaching, telecommunications, computing and research. The analytical skills you’ll gain are also highly valued. A small selection of careers that our previous graduates have pursued are financial consultants, business analysts, engineering consultants, programmers, statisticians, credit analysts, meteorologists, environmental analysts, teachers, actuaries and much more.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 1, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
3 years
12,500 GBP
International Stage 1 Fee - Stage 2 Fee: £13,500 | EU: £9,250
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