Professional Placement Year Physics & Astronomy (FP100)

120 credits, Level 5

All year

This module augments and amplifies the overall BSc Physics and MPhys Physics course learning outcomes and is designed to improve your employability by facilitating full-year and full-time professional/work placements.

You will have the opportunity to experience the practical applications of what you have learned during the preceding years of your degree, and receive further training in the skills associated with your specific work placement.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: