The Department of Physics
Welcome to the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The department offers a unified degree course leading to a BSc or MPhys in Physics, with a specialisation possible in a subject of your choice. Throughout your degree, we will help you develop the skills sought after by employers in industry, business, or academia. In 2011, the satisfaction rating for Physics students in the National Student Survey was 97%, joint top in the University.
The department offers postgraduate taught masters and research-based PhD degrees. For more information see:
See how we stack up
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise
showed 90% of the Department's research output to be of international standing. Collectively, the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA) has more research deemed internationally excellent than Cambridge Physics.
Major investment in research excellence, targeted developments of recognised strengths and successful leadership of external collaborations have fostered an innovating and dynamic physics research community. Our research is concentrated in three research divisions:
- The Department of Physics has a new website - from September 2012, please go to http://www.strath.ac.uk/physics/ for up-to-date information.