Department of Physics

Top 10 for Physics

in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and The Complete University Guide 2018
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91% of our research is world leading / internationally excellent

The results of REF 2014 confirm the excellence of the research carried out at Bath.

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News and events


Student-led group creates opportunities for female students and researchers in the department.



Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight have been announced as the winners of the Rank Prize for Optoelectonics 2018.



Head of Physics - Professor Carole Mundell

Professor Carole Mundell

Our broad selection of exciting, cutting-edge courses satisfy all areas of interest, preparing students not only for a career in Physics but many other fields as well.

Our diversity as a department is reflected through the rich 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.

Our department is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic community that will shape your university experience and help you achieve your full potential.


Faculty of Science