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Physics is used to tackle problems as diverse as the development of new energy sources, safer medical diagnostics, high-temperature superconductors and ever smaller and faster devices for electronics and telecommunications. As a physics student, you will embark on a dynamic and exciting course of study that combines intellectual fascination with practical application to a wide range of human endeavours, including biological sciences, engineering, earth sciences, philosophy and medicine. The attributes needed by a good physicist include spatial and conceptual vision, mathematical fluency, curiosity, imagination and capacity for hard work. Admission to the BSc Physics course is via the Physics and Astrophysics (CK408) entry stream. The Year 1 curriculum provides a broad foundation in physics and mathematical subjects, allowing students to pursue several possible degree courses.
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EUR 88,000
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4 Years
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
September, 2022 Duration 4 Years Course fee EUR 22,500
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University College Cork

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UCC is a world-leading university which prides itself on delivering outstanding taught programmes and supporting a globally significant research community. The university’s ethos is centred on promoting diversity of thought, knowledge exchange and career ambition. It collaborates with hundreds of other institutions around the world and hosts thousands of international students from around the world.
Sixteen of the subject areas offered by UCC are featured in the top tiers of global rankings and the university is a five-time winner of the ‘Irish University of the Year’ accolade by the Sunday Times and is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide.
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Student numbers, at over 21,000 in 2016, increased from the late 1980s, precipitating the expansion of the campus by the acquisition of adjacent buildings and lands As of 2017, the university is rolling out a programme to increase the space across its campuses, with part of this development involving the creation of a student hub to support academic strategy, to add 600 new student accommodation spaces, and to develop an outdoor sports facility. In 2018, UCCs campus became home to the first "plastic free" café in Ireland, with the opening of the Bio Green Café in the Biosciences building.