We offer a range of flexible degree courses that are undertaken over four (MPhys and MSci) or three (BSc) years. You can graduate with one of three different degree qualifications - MPhys, MSci and BSc.


Lancaster University, in partnership with the Open University, offers a flexible route to a degree in physics for prospective students whose circumstances prevent them from obtaining traditional qualifications such as A levels.

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Physics Department Scholarships (Open to Overseas Students)

We are rewarding excellence by providing Scholarships of £1,000 in year one (only) to all those students who choose a Lancaster University Physics course as their firm choice with UCAS and achieve exceptional A-level grades in A-level mathematics and physics.

The threshold for this award is A* in A2 (7 in IB HL) Mathematics and A* in A2 (7 in IB HL) Physics. Overseas Students may qualify for this award if they attain exceptional grades in their exams.

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Physics at Lancaster University

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If you would like to know more about our courses or entry requirements, please contact us:

Admissions team
Department of Physics
Lancaster University

Tel: 01524 592261
Twitter: @LancUniPhysics