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Physics, Astronomy ; Mathematics University Foundation Programme

Hertford Regional College
Course summary
Vocational & College Courses
12 months
925 GBP
Hatfield

Course description

Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics University Foundation Programme:

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
Modules
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 minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

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.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Academic Requirement : 5 GCSE passes at grade C or 4 (1 semester); 5 GCSE passes at grade D or 3 (2 semesters); 28 new 2017 UCAS points (2 semesters); International Baccalaureate MYP 5 scores grade 5 (1 semester); International Baccalaureate MYP 5 scores grade 4 (2 semesters).

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Access to Higher Education

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Hertford Regional College Apprenticeships 

HRC is a modern, progressive FE College with an excellent track record. They have two campuses in Hertfordshire offering a wide choice of vocational courses; full and part-time, HE and apprenticeships. Their new campus in Ware has the latest teaching...


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