Nuclear and Particle Physics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The University of Sheffield 84% 6% 6% £9250 £25670 139 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 68% 0% 5% £9250 £23200 136 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester - - - £2250 £12750 - Manchester On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester - - - £2250 £12750 - Manchester On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
University of Sussex - - - - - - Brighton On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 84% 10% 8% - - 138 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 79% 0% 0% £9250 - 202 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 84% 6% 6% - - 139 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 84% 6% 6% - - 139 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 84% 6% 6% - - 139 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 83% 5% 5% £9250 - 161 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 79% 0% 1% £9250 - 189 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
Swansea University 89% 14% 9% - - 122 Swansea On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
20425 students of Nuclear and Particle Physics in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27538 £28439 £32804
25-75 percentile range £23982 - £31543 £22409 - £35540 £26124 - £43263

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28260 £28338 £34135
25-75 percentile range £24271 - £32171 £23163 - £35292 £26932 - £44315

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Nuclear and Particle Physics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics

  • Laboratories
  • Research Areas
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Nuclear Reactors
  • Universities

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics at Imperial College of Science

31% Information Technology Professionals
14% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
14% Finance Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Natural and social science professionals
5% Legal professionals
4% Administrative occupations
4% Teaching Professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Engineering professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Nuclear and Particle Physics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Nuclear and Particle Physics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Nuclear and Particle Physics studies:
  • Master of Physics - MPhys
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil

Physics with Particle Physics & Cosmology at Swansea University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 89 out of 100 among 39 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Nuclear and Particle Physics was £27538 15 months after graduation, £28439 3 years after graduation and £32804 5 years after graduation.