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Physics, Astrophysics and Mathematics

Physics, Astrophysics and Mathematics Overview

Unlock the mysteries of the universe with the thrilling disciplines of physics, astrophysics, and mathematics at Hertfordshire International College (HIC).

Progress from our pathway into your chosen degree at the University of Hertfordshire and dive into the challenge of understanding how your knowledge can impact the vast spectrum of space and professional industries, honing complex problem-solving and statistical analysis skills.

These fields beckon you to think with curiosity, fostering the continuous expansion of your knowledge, ideas, and mind at every opportunity. Embark on a journey where passion meets discovery.

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Why Herts?

  • 2nd in the East of England (after Cambridge) for Physics and Astronomy (Complete University Guide, 2024)
  • All staff are active researchers in their fields



  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Physics 1
  • Mathematics 2
  • Physics 2
  • Programming
  • Statistics

Progression rule to First Year: Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules.

First Year (Integrated)

HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during First Year (Integrated).

Progression rule to Second Year and Module Information: More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on the University’s Programme Specifications, these are available under the ‘Further Information’ section on the course pages. Progression rules are also outlined in this document.


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