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From physics and astrophysics, to theoretical physics and integrated masters. Check out our range of undergraduate physics degrees.

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Treating cancer with nanotubes

Researchers have developed tiny gold nanotubes, which could help treat mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by asbestos fibres.

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90%

of our research activity is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

Gold

the highest award possible

Teaching Excellence Framework

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QS World University Rankings 2021

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