Physics and Astronomy
Studying with the Department of Physics and Astronomy
Our programmes provide students with a sound knowledge of the underlying principles which form a thorough basis for careers in physics and related fields. Your scientific training will equip you with an understanding of mathematics, physical principles and techniques, as well as transferable skills in analysis, rational argument and innovative problem-solving.
Most of our teaching staff are also active in research over a broad range of disciplines including: astrophysics; atmospheric physics; particle physics; planetary physics; atomic, molecular and positron physics; condensed matter physics; and instrumentation. Excellent research opportunities are thus available for those looking to pursue a PhD following completion of their Master's programme.