Why Physics and Astronomy at Sussex?
We deliver an excellent student experience...
...which is why we are consistently rated one of the best Physics and Astronomy departments in the UK (Source: NSS).
Our department is a lively, friendly and inspiring place to be...
93% of our research was assessed as world leading or internationally recognised (REF 2014). You will work alongside our world-class researchers who bring their expertise to all our teaching...
...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. Our students have won SET Student of the Year twice and Physics Student of the year three times.
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