Learn from passionate and inspiring academics, tailor your degree to your interests, and enhance your employability with a unique placement.
Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton is ranked 10th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. We consistently receive high ratings for research, which means our students learn from physicists and astronomers who are world leaders in their field. We also offer a range of exciting and unique placement opportunities with partner organisations such as CERN and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
Find out why we’re one of the best places in the UK to study physics.
Our four flagship programmes offer exciting research opportunities, including spending a year at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Boston, or CERN in Geneva.Find out more
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.