We're home to Nobel Prize-winning research and the popular Sixty Symbols YouTube channel. Join us if you are curious about how our world and universe work.
The Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre is home to the University’s MRI scanners and is named after our colleague who won the Nobel Prize for his part in its invention.
You can choose to keep your study broad or focus on a specialist area with optional modules in topics ranging from nanoscience to astronomy. There is flexibility to transfer between most physics degrees after the first year.
We have a proud heritage of innovative and cutting-edge research. We're ranked joint third of all physics departments in the UK for ‘research power’ (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Our practical learning will teach you the mathematical, computational and problem-solving skills to prepare you for your future career. Our students go on to work in industries such as engineering, aerospace, IT, and finance.