School of Physics and Astronomy

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Undergraduate Open days at the University of Leeds, 2018
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Our reputation

We're top 10 in the UK for Physics and Astronomy according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

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Bringing together students and researchers from across engineering and physical sciences

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School of Physics and Astronomy

We have over 140 years’ experience in both teaching and research excellence. Our School brings together more than 60 academic and research staff, and over 500 students from over 30 countries. We are in the top 5 in the UK for research impact, in our unit of assessment, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

We're top 10 in the UK for Physics and Astronomy according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Laboratory classes and project work allow you to gain hands-on experience, investigating and applying material from your lectures and tutorials to real-life work situations.

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Our courses will equip you not only with expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers are looking for.

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You will develop excellent relationships with your supervisors and their passion and support will inspire you to explore, question and discover.

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News and events

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Engineering and Physical Sciences employability team

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Employability Team have been named one…

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Dr Sarah Harriss

Dr Sarah Harris' achievements and ability to inspire others led her to…

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Evgenia Koumpia

Astronomers have discovered a binary star system with the closest high-mass…

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Equality and diversity

Juno Practitioner status was recently awarded to the School of Physics and…

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Dr Philip Hands, of the School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, will be presenting a seminar on his research. All are welcome to attend.

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Dr Euan Kay, of the School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, will be presenting a seminar on his research. All are welcome to attend.

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Professor Mathias Kläui, of the Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, will be presenting a seminar on his research. All are welcome to attend.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We work with organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to come up with solutions to your needs.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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