Why Physics at Sussex?
- 1st for personal development amongst UK physics departments in the 2012 National Student Survey
- 4th out of all UK physics and astronomy departments for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide (2014)
- 5th in the UK according to the Times Good University Guide (2013)
- 95% of our research activity is rated as 'internationally recognised' or higher, within which 15% is ranked as 'world leading' according to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008)
We provide stimulating teaching and pioneering research in an academic setting that is uniquely interdisciplinary. Our teaching is exceptionally student-driven and there are many opportunities for students to get involved in our world-leading research. Your lecturers will take you to the very edge of current understanding. At Sussex you will mix with the best, studying with like-minded, hard-working physicists enabling you to fulfil your potential. Since 2000 our students have won more prizes than any other university (source: The SET Awards).
We are a member of SEPnet (South East Physics Network), a partnership of six Physics departments in the South East 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.
New teaching labs get the green light!
Read about our new labs.
Student Heinrich Wilsenach talks about his MPhys in Physics