Department of Physics and Astronomy


"What doors can a Physics related degree open for me?"

These pages are devoted to offering advice on planning for your future. Are questions such as "What am I going to do with my new found knowledge of quantum mechanics, general relativity and astrophysics?" beginning to give you cause for concern? They shouldn't – you are highly employable and if you want the jobs, they are accessible to you.

A degree in physics is generally considered to be a gauge for intellectual capability and academic achievement and as such commands respect; physics graduates are often highly paid by employers.

There are a wide variety of careers in which your physics knowledge can be employed – and some are far from obvious. Have a look at the links on the left for more details. You may surprise yourself!

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