Your future career
What to do with a Physics and Astronomy degree
From astronomy to theoretical physics and quantum technology – at Sussex, you can choose from a range of undergraduate, Masters and PhD degrees.
We’re at the forefront of physics and astronomy research:
Our research underpins your teaching. From the mysteries of the quantum all the way up to the large-scale structures in our cosmos.
You’ll be part of our close community. You’ll have opportunities to work alongside our world-leading faculty on ground-breaking discoveries. And you’ll have access to the latest equipment, including a rooftop optical, radio, and muon telescope.
Shobita Bhumbra, PhD researcher in Quantum Physics, is working with ultra-cold atoms to see how tiny currents help change stem cells in neurons (brain cells). This could potentially lead to treatments for dementia and brain damage.
Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.
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