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Hands-on learning

Our physics degrees include project-based, hands-on learning, preparing you for life in industry

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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.

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QS World University Rankings 2021

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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.

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Find out what our students say about their experience studying at the University of Leeds.