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.
Physics and Astronomy top the Russell Group universities for overall student satisfaction, in the latest National Student Survey 2016.Read More
Earlier this year, GRADnet launched its Entrepreneurship in Action Challenge tailored for Physics PGRs in SEPnet to get involved. As part of the Challenge, SEPnet institutions were invited to form teams of PGR researchers to compete to be the most entrepreneurial physics department in SEPnet.Read More