The University of Southampton

If you are an ambitious and capable student, please apply for a place online, or call +44(0)23 8059 8989. Our hotlines open at 08:00 Thursday 17th August.

For more information on clearing and adjustment, please visit the Physics and Astronomy clearing page

Flagship Degrees

Spend a year at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Boston, or CERN in Geneva. Our flagship programmes are available to students who join us via Clearing and Adjustment.

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Athena SWAN

We are tackling gender inequality in science and engineering

IoP Juno Practitioner

We are working to address the under-representation of women in university physics


We are part of the South East Physics Network

Welcome to Physics and Astronomy

Hear from current students and alumni on what they love about Physics and Astronomy at Southampton.

I want to take forward all that I have learnt in my degree and on my year abroad and continue researching in astronomy.

Mark Graham - MPhys Physics with Astronomy (with a Year Abroad)
  • 18 August 2017

    University small satellite moves one step...

    A miniature cube-shaped satellite built by students from the University of Southampton has won the backing of the European Space Agency (ESA) in its bid to improve space debris models.

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  • 10 August 2017

    National Student Survey highlights excellent...

    Students in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton have demonstrated excellent satisfaction levels in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017.

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  • 4 August 2017

    Strength of Physical Sciences and Engineering...

    The University of Southampton has secured its place within the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Framework Agreement for the next three years.

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