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General enquiries

Telephone: +44 114 22 23752


Undergraduate admissions


Telephone: +44 114 222 4362

Postgraduate admissions

Email (masters courses):

Email (PhD opportunities):

Telephone: +44 114 222 3789

Current students

Room: F10, Hicks Building


Telephone: +44 114 222 3752


For any research-related queries, please find the relevant contact via the relevant research group page.


Department of Physics and Astronomy
Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
Sheffield S3 7RH
United Kingdom

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

We have been rated 1st in the UK in terms of the quality of our research. In the latest REF, 100 per cent of research and impact from our department has been classed as world-leading or internationally excellent.

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.