Department of Physics

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Discover more about the programmes that we offer within the Department of Physics.

The academic staff at Surrey have been extremely friendly, helpful and professional. They always have time to answer questions and provide feedback. 

Elisabeth Kirkeby Lysvik, MSc Medical Physics

Why study physics at the University of Surrey?

The Department of Physics is a vibrant and engaging community for students at all levels of study. We have student-run societies and provide frequent training and events for students at all levels of study.

Our courses are both flexible and extensive, reflecting the variety of our academic expertise. Our taught courses, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, are well suited to both further study and career opportunities.

For postgraduate research students, a range of exciting PhD opportunities are avaliable in both pure and applied physics.

If you are interested in professional development then take a look at our short courses section.