Physics and astronomy

Whether you're studying abroad at Sussex for a semester or year, you can browse our physics and astronomy modules below. Be inspired by renowned lecturers working at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Students in a physics lab at the University of Sussex

Browse our modules

You can see our full list of physics and astronomy modules below.

Level 3 (sub-degree)

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Not sure how to choose?

Follow our top tips for choosing your modules. You can also find out about our teaching structure, assessment process and how your credits transfer back to your home institution.

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Find out how to apply

 

The University of Sussex reserves the right to cancel modules due to staff availability, student demand, minimum enrolment, or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
  • Expertteaching from staff, some are working at the CERN Large Hadron Collider

  • 1st in the UK for employability in Physics (career after 15 months)*

  • Clubsincluding the Physics Society which organise regular social events

  • State-of-the-art facilities including a rooftop optical, radio, and muon telescope**

Which school will I study in?

You'll study in the Department of Physics and Astronomy which is part of the School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences. 

Our academics are making ground-breaking discoveries and working on projects such as next generation quantum technology devices. 

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Our physics and astronomy research

Our researchers are working on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, exploring the mysteries of dark energy in the universe and developing next generation quantum technology devices.

Our research influences the way we teach, and you learn from academics at the forefront of their fields.

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Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.

 *The Guardian University Guide 2021. **Access to facilities dependent on modules studied. Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.


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