UCAS code: F343
The typical offer is likely to be:
SQA Highers: ABBB, or more if two sittings, to include Mathematics at Grade A and Physics. Sixth-year work in Mathematics is strongly recommended.
GCE A Levels: ABB required in one sitting, to include Mathematics at Grade A and Physics.
IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Mathematics Higher Level at Grade 6, Physics Higher Level at Grade 5, plus one Higher Level subject at Grade 5.
All applicants must also meet our general university entry requirements - including SQA, GCSE, or equivalent English language requirements.
For direct entry to second year the minimum requirements must be exceeded, including the following:
SQA Advanced Highers: AAA to include Mathematics and Physics.
GCE A Levels: A*AA in one sitting, to include Mathematics at A* and Physics.
IB: 38 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Mathematics Higher Level at 6, Physics Higher Level at Grade 6, plus one Higher Level subject at Grade 5.
Entry to many degrees in Science & Engineering is possible via other qualifications (eg HNC/D, Access, SWAP).
This is a physics-based degree for students interested in computing, modelling and simulation. You will study programming, algorithms and problem-solving methodologies. The University of Edinburgh has an excellent reputation for high-performance computing and the School of Physics & Astronomy is home to the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
Find out more about this programme's aims, what you will learn, how you will be assessed and what skills and knowledge you will develop.
Find out more about the tuition fees for this programme.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2012