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Physics Theoretical physics Bsc jobs in uk

  1. Nov 11, 2009 #1
    I hope to do my bachelors in theoretical physics and after i need to do a job due to my financial problems.So i wanna know how about the job opportunities for theoretical physics Bsc in UK and how much do they earn? I heard jobs for theoretical physics Bsc are very rare? is it true?
    Thank you guys ! Have a nice day
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2009 #2
    Where can you actually get an undergrad degree that is specialized in theoretical physics? What does that even mean?
     
  4. Nov 17, 2009 #3
    Loyola offers a B.S. in Theorectical Physics and Applied Math: http://www.luc.edu/math/bsphysapp.shtml

    My understanding of the UK system is that BSc in Theoretical Physics by starting with physics for the first 2 years, then specializing in Theoretical Physics in your 3rd and 4th years.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2009 #4

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    A theoretical physics BSc degree (in the UK) is, for the most part, a degree in Physics with the lab-based modules replaced with either applied maths, or extra theoretical physics modules. Like the BSc in Physics, it will take 3 years.
     
  6. Nov 18, 2009 #5

    Indeed. Some students in my department followed our theoretical physics programme, is basically has extra programming and applied math type courses, and less practical lab time. Though, remember 3 years applies to England - in Scotland the standard Bsc is 4 years/Msci 5 years due to a different structure at high-school level.
     
  7. Nov 19, 2009 #6
    i hope to do my bachelors in Swansea uni Wales
     
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