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Department of Physics


Department of Physics research has been rated number one in the UK in the latest REF.

The department hosts an innovative and dynamic physics research community, concentrated in four divisions: 

Plasma physics 
Institute of Photonics

The department is taking a leading role in the new International Max Planck Partnership.

The department is a member of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA).



The department offers:

Unified undergraduate degrees (BSc or MPhys)
Postgraduate taught masters (MSc)
Research-based degrees (PhD, EngD, MPhil or MRes)

Funded PhD studentships are available - interested applicants should contact


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Department of Physics
University of Strathclyde
John Anderson Building
107 Rottenrow
Glasgow G4 0NG, UK