How do you make a roll-up computer display? Or translate a principle of physics into an application for a nuclear reactor? Can we take even better images of tumours? Applied physics involves thinking about such technological or practical applications. You will learn to create designs and physical measurement equipment and use your knowledge to solve problems similar to the above.
Is this the programme for you?
You enjoy analysing mathematical and physical problems and conceiving technological applications to help solve them. You enjoyed physics at school and achieved good grades in science subjects in general. You will need to be exceptionally good at mathematics because physicists use maths as a ‘language’ to describe the universe.