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Year in industry

Our Physics, Theoretical Physics and Physics with Astrophysics degrees allow you to take a placement year as part of your degree. It's a great way to gain experience working in the industry.

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5th in the UK

Physics, Guardian University league tables 2020

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Undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

Physics addresses how the world works on every scale, from the minutest subatomic particles to the structure and evolution of the Universe. Studying physics develops the skills you need to creatively solve problems in any sphere, which is why opportunities for physics graduates exist across a wide range of industries.

Studying with us

94%

of graduates employed or in further study

within 6 months of graduating, latest DLHE survey

Careers and employability

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Industrial placement year

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Study abroad

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Alex Gresty
Student | MPHYS, BSC PHYSICS
“The many hours spent in well-equipped labs have given me a broad insight into every field of research and helped me understand numerous concepts throughout the course.”

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

We achieved 95% overall student satisfaction for physics in the National Student Survey 2019.

Find out more about our diverse student community from example profiles of our current students and alumni.