Our department is a vibrant and engaging community for students at all levels of study. We have student-run societies and provide frequent training and events. Our courses are both flexible and extensive, reflecting the variety of our academic expertise.

What we have to offer

We have short courses to help those in industry improve their career prospects and six research groups with groundbreaking research in astrophysics, photonics, soft matter, quantum technologies and medical physics.

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