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The Department of Physics is at the forefront of pioneering global research and technological advancement in our world leading research centres, focused around biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, and plasma physics and fusion energy at the York Plasma Institute. 

As a visiting student at York you'll be fully integrated into academic life at a world-class, research-led university.

Undergraduate students

Academic requirements

You must have the appropriate scientific background to study with us.

Choosing your modules

Students applying to Physics can take any suitable modules from the module catalogue. Examples of undergraduate modules can also be found on our individual course pages.

The Department of Physics does not limit choice, however you must have the necessary requirements to study all modules. Final module registration will take place at the start of term.

Undergraduate English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 with 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other components. For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements.

Postgraduate students

Academic requirements

You should hold an undergraduate degree in Physics or related subject.

Choosing modules

Examples of postgraduate modules can be found in MSc Fusion Energy.

Postgraduate English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Teaching schedule

You can study in our department for the following periods only:-

  • Full academic year
  • Autumn Term only
  • Autumn/Spring (combined)
  • Spring Term only
  • Spring/Summer(combined)

Examination and assessment

Assessment is mainly by examination during the Common Examination Periods in January (alternate assessments may be available please discuss these with the department), and the Summer Term.

Start your application

 

Contact us

Dr Jing Wu
International Officer
jing.wu@york.ac.uk

Erica Cushworth
Physics postgraduate contact
erica.cushworth@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Physics

Contact us

Dr Jing Wu
International Officer
jing.wu@york.ac.uk

Erica Cushworth
Physics postgraduate contact
erica.cushworth@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Physics