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Welcome to a Department with a reputation for high quality teaching and world leading research.

In the Department of Physics and Astronomy we pride ourselves on our commitment to teaching, our friendly and approachable staff and our comprehensive student support.

We are a friendly, inclusive Department with an excellent staff student ratio (~120 places each year, 41 academic staff). We have around 350 BSc and MPhys students, 8 MSc postgraduate taught students and more than 90 postgraduate research students.

Our research and teaching are internationally renowned (~ £10m of competitively secured research funding per year. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UK Institute of Physics).

We have outstanding student facilities and offer a vibrant and stimulating learning environment.

Department of Physics and Astronomy

What our students say

  • Read Aine and Rob's student profiles to see exactly what our students think about the course.

Physics Special Topics

Student Research Projects

  • View the wide range of research projects we have on offer for 3rd and 4th year students

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