Department of Physics

We offer courses and perform research in physics and astrophysics.

Study physics with us

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including our top 5 reasons to study physics at Bath.


Physics PhD projects on FindaPhD.com

PhD student in the lab

We offer projects over a broad spectrum of subject areas. Projects are available as part of Centres for Doctoral Training as well as on an individual basis.


News & Research

We have a thriving research programme, encompassing physics on the smallest nanoscales to the most energetic processes in the Universe.



People and Outreach

Find staff in the department and see how your school or college can get involved with our work.



Placement stories

Find out what it's like to go on a placement while studying at Bath.



About the Department of Physics

Our broad selection of courses satisfy a wide range of interests, preparing students not only for a career in physics but many other fields as well.

Our diversity as a department is reflected through the variety of research conducted by our six research groups and centres encompassing physics on the smallest nanoscales to the most energetic processes in the Universe.

Get in touch

For any queries about our research or courses, please contact us in person or online. We are based in 3 West on campus.