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Physics degrees

What is physics?

Physics is the study of matter and energy and is vital to our understanding of the universe and the world around us. 

Why study physics?

Physics is a vast area of study allowing you to choose a variety of career paths. From studying the universe to working in healthcare, developing new technologies to teaching, there is no shortage of options.

Why study physics at Strathclyde?

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is an award-winning academic institution. A 5-star QS-rated university, we were named Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to win the award twice.

Studying physics at the University of Strathclyde, you’ll be learning from leading academics in their field. Based on the REF 2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for physics research. 

Our BSc Hons and MPhyd Physics degrees are accredited by the Institute of Physics for the purpose of fully meeting the educational requirement for Chartered Physicist.

Rosie Braunholtz, Physics student
Strathclyde is one of the best in Scotland for physics and it is also one of the best research universities in the UK.
Rosie Braunholtz