Our subjects 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 - the only to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year twice!

Studying physics at the University of Strathclyde, you’ll be learning from leading academics in their field. 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