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Study Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

The Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University offers high-quality courses taught in specialist labs and workshops.

If you want to explore how up-to-date thinking in mathematics, physics or electronic technologies drive the latest advances in our world, and you want to use the latest equipment in modern labs, then come and see what Northumbria has to offer!

Industry Experience

You can be sure of developing all the skills and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact, whatever your career aspirations. We work closely with employers to design and update our courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. With bespoke lectures, field trips, employer-led CV workshops, sandwich placement years and lots more, you’ll have access to recruitment representatives from a wide range of companies.

With high-quality, skills-based, accredited courses and a supportive learning environment, we're confident you'll feel right at home studying with us.

Our variety of exciting Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering courses equip students with the skills and expertise needed to thrive in a rapidly advancing technological landscape.

Undergraduate Study

We offer a range of undergraduate courses including Mathematics, Physics,  Physics with Astrophysics and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, designed to give you an edge in your future career. Our courses are professionally focused and the vast majority offer an optional placement year and field trips. With extensive professional accreditation across all subject areas, our undergraduate courses will provide the ideal foundation for work or further study.

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Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate courses in Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering (M.Sc.), including Mathematics, Electrical Power Engineering, and Microelectronic and Communication Engineering,have been specially tailored for the next stage for your academic career. They can either deepen your knowledge of your chosen field, enable you to change career direction, or take a step towards professional status.

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Part Time Study

We offer a number of part-time courses that can be fitted around busy lives. Courses are delivered in flexible ways with 24/7 access to campus buildings, distance learning and online modules.

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Postgraduate Research

If you're interested in joining one of our research degree programmes, please find more information about all our opportunities at the Graduate School.

“The supervising and teaching staff are fantastic; the assistance you get from senior lecturers here one-on-one is absolutely incredible.”

Dr Andrew Burton, PhD in smart white LED-based lighting and communication.

Department / Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

This department encompasses all of our work in Mathematics, Statistics and Physics including Astrophysics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy, Smart Materials, Microelectronics and Communications.

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Research / Mathematics, Physical and Electrical Engineering

From statistics to complex and nonlinear phenomena, astrophysics to smart materials, and communications to renewable energy, the pioneering research in the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering focuses on a wide range of issues.

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Department Research

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You can boost your CV and develop your experience whilst studying at Northumbria.

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17 courses found

Mathematics MMath (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 4 years full-time or 5 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

This integrated undergraduate course is underpinned by our research strengths in areas of applied mathematics and in your final year…

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Physics BSc (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Interested in Physics? Understand the world around us, from the smallest particle to the largest galaxy.

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Physics MPhys (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 4 years full-time or 5 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Gain a deeper understanding of what’s around us, from the smallest particle to the far reaches of the universe with this course.

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