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Our courses explore the laws of the universe, from subatomic particles to stars and galaxies. We're a leading centre for research – so you're going to be at the heart of groundbreaking developments. You'll be involved in discoveries that make a big impact on the way we interpret the world and live our lives. And above all, you'll be making your own.

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Discover which course is right for you and find out about the creative and friendly community you'll be a part of.

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Our graduates are scientific and practical, with imagination and a passion for thinking big. Learn more about where your degree can take you and how your skills and knowledge will help you stand out.

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Our internationally significant research puts us in the UK's top 10 physics and astronomy departments. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, 90 per cent of our research was considered to be of international quality.

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Find out about the discoveries our scientists and students are making, and the latest lectures and events.

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