Why Physics and Astronomy at Sussex?
We deliver an excellent student experience...
...In the 2013 National Student Survey (NSS), our students rated physics and astronomy at Sussex 1st in the UK for overall satisfaction with their course.
Our department is a lively, friendly and inspiring place to be...
You will work alongside our world-leading researchers...
...and have the opportunity to contribute to new discoveries yourself, when you join one of our research teams to carry out your individual final year project. The Research Groups
Our unique Research Placement courses...
...no other university in the UK offers a comparable course.
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At Sussex you will mix with the best...
...you will be studying with like-minded, hard-working physicists, enabling you to fulfil your true potential. Since 2000 our Physics students have won more prizes than any other university (The SET Awards).
We are a member of SEPnet (South East Physics Network), a partnership of nine Physics departments within the South East region of England, working together to advance and sustain Physics as a strategically important subject for the UK economy and its science base in the region.
Student Heinrich Wilsenach talks about his MPhys in Physics