We are recognised as one of the best places in the world to study physics and astronomy. We love working with our enthusiastic students and take great pride in the quality of our teaching.
Physics and Astronomy at Southampton is rated 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017) and top within the Russell Group for overall satisfaction (NSS 2016).
We consistently receive the highest rating for research which means our students learn from physicists and astronomers who are world leaders in their field.
These programmes offer the opportunity to spend a year at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, or the world renowned CERN particle physics laboratory in Geneva.Find out more
Southampton is a leading UK research university with outstanding facilities, exceptional teaching, great accommodation and excellent sport and social amenities.
I want to take forward all that I have learnt in my degree and on my year abroad and continue researching in astronomy.
The Southampton Theory, Astrophysics and Gravitation (STAG) Research Centre has a history of inviting Nobel Prize winners to deliver its annual public lecture. On Wednesday 26 October, the 2004 Nobel Laureate for Physics, Professor David Gross, will deliver the 2016 STAG Public Lecture, entitled The Frontiers of Fundamental Physics.Read More