Undergraduate courses starting in 2018

Physicists search for the universal principles underlying natural phenomena.

Explore the Universe from the nanoscale to the cosmological. Learn about nano-engines and organic electronics, investigate graphene properties, study planets and galaxies and understand the structure and evolution of the Universe.

You’ll gain analytical and critical thinking skills to prepare yourself for a wide range of careers.


Learning experience

Expert academics

You’ll learn from academics with expertise in physics. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.

Specialist facilities and equipment

Benefit from our well-equipped undergraduate teaching laboratories and access our specialist research laboratories, depending on the specialisation you choose, to carry out projects with research equipment and high-performance computation. Some projects also use international databases and links with observatories in the UK and around the world.

Graduate employability

A wealth of career opportunities are open to you as a physics graduate. You can go on to a career in a wide range of areas including scientific research and development, engineering, telecommunications, banking, finance, meteorology, oil, gas and space exploration.

Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.

Find out more about what our graduates go on to do.

Student Beth Probert
“The course provides fantastic opportunities to explore new and exciting developments in physics and has given me a range of excellent placement opportunities.”
Beth Probert

BSc Physics with Astrophysics with placement year (2019)