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Push the frontiers of physics

Apply for a Clearing vacancy in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton and choose one of our world-class degrees. You can apply online at any time or call us on 0330 058 6942 between 09:00-17:00, Monday-Friday.

Channel your curiosity and investigate the beautiful concepts that underpin our understanding of space, time and matter. Our degrees offer a rigorous scientific training based on the latest research, and will enable you go onto do almost anything when you graduate.

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6th for physics in the Guardian*
Top 3 for overall student satisfaction in the Russell Group**
91% employment success***
Opportunities to study at CERN

Choose your physics degree

BSc Physics

Choose the BSc Physics degree to gain a thorough understanding of physics in three years, before taking your next steps in employment or academia.

MPhys Physics

The four-year MPhys degree allows you to study the topics that interest you most in more detail, from quantum mechanics to the evolution of the universe. It’s the ideal choice for students who want to become professional physicists.

Specialised MPhys degrees

Our specialised MPhys degrees provide the opportunity to focus on your chosen field. Study physics with astronomy, space science, mathematics, nanotechnology or photonics.

Find related courses

Not sure which course you want to do? You might like to explore related courses from the University of Southampton.

Hear from a recent graduate

Claire Baker tells us all about her experiences at Southampton, from why she chose to study here, to her field trip to Tenerife and spending a year conducting research at Harvard.

*Guardian University Guide 2019
**Ranked top three for overall student satisfaction in the Russell Group for the last four years in the National Student Survey (NSS). Not all Russell Group universities are returned in the NSS every year.
*** 91% of Physics and Astronomy graduates are in employment or further education within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017)

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