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BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics

University of St Andrews

1 Location : University of St Andrews

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

What you need to know about this course

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95%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students (61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Physics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
50 students
(61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

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97%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students (67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Mathematics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
90 students
(67% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

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95%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Physics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

After 1 year on the course: Physics

94%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Mathematics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

After 1 year on the course: Mathematics

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

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This course is officially accredited by:

Recognised by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for the purpose of eligibility for Associate Membership. Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduates' earnings

Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Physics courses

For graduates from University of St Andrews

After 15 months

£25,000

Typical range: £22,000 - £29,000

Data from
15 people

(70% of those asked).

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£30,500

Typical range: £23,500 - £38,000

Data from
50 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£36,000

Typical range: £29,500 - £50,500

Data from
60 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

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After 15 months

£26,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £29,000

Data from
65 people.

50% of UK-resident Physics graduates from University of St Andrews are employed in Scotland.

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£25,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £22,500 - £32,000

Data from
165 people.

50% of UK-resident Physics graduates from University of St Andrews are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£29,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £23,500 - £37,000

Data from
210 people.

44% of UK-resident Physics graduates from University of St Andrews are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

Average earnings for all full-time Mathematics courses

For graduates from University of St Andrews

After 15 months

£29,000

Typical range: £25,000 - £33,000

Data from
30 people

(70% of those asked).

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£31,000

Typical range: £24,000 - £34,500

Data from
65 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£37,000

Typical range: £29,500 - £47,000

Data from
65 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

View for all full-time Mathematics graduates in:

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After 15 months

£27,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £30,000

Data from
90 people.

30% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of St Andrews are employed in Scotland.

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£26,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £20,000 - £33,500

Data from
385 people.

51% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of St Andrews are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£31,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £24,500 - £41,000

Data from
400 people.

50% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of St Andrews are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

95%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
35 students (70% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course Physics

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Physics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
35 students

(70% of those who were asked).

95%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
50 students (70% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course Mathematics

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Mathematics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
50 students

(70% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course Physics

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Physics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
20 students

(70% of those who were asked).

70%

In highly skilled work

20%

Information technology and telecommunications professionals

15%

Teaching and educational professionals

10%

Engineering professionals

10%

Business, research and administrative professionals

5%

Business and public service associate professionals

5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

5%

Sports and fitness occupations

20%

In other work

5%

Administrative occupations

5%

Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations

5%

Sales occupations

10%

In unknown work

Percentage of those employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

Occupation types 15 months after the course Mathematics

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Mathematics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
40 students

(70% of those who were asked).

90%

In highly skilled work

35%

Business, research and administrative professionals

25%

Business and public service associate professionals

20%

Information technology and telecommunications professionals

5%

Teaching and educational professionals

5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

5%

Architects, town planners and surveyors

5%

Welfare professionals

Less than 5%

Natural and social science professionals

Less than 5%

Engineering professionals

5%

In other work

5%

Elementary occupations

5%

In unknown work

Percentage of those employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

85%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
20 students (70% of those who were asked)

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Physics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
20 students (70% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

85%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
35 students (70% of those who were asked)

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Mathematics.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
35 students (70% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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