Study Physics at Salford

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Make new discoveries study physics

Physics student

Physics is at the heart of mankind’s greatest discoveries. And as technology rapidly advances, new discoveries will have a serious global impact.

Explore scientific discoveries and gain a comprehensive view of the world with a degree in physics.

Join our next Open Day

Start your study journey, explore our labs and meet the course team. Sign up for our next campus Open Day on Saturday 14 January 2023.

Why study physics?

  • Physics research is essential to developments in all areas of society. A physics degree will equip you with a unique skillset to make new scientific discoveries and innovations.
  • Physics research informs technological advancements in all kinds of sustainable energy, such as wind, solar and tidal power.

  • Medical techniques and technology, such as ultrasonic imaging and laser surgery, all have their basis in physics knowledge. 

  • As a physics graduate, you can look for opportunities in a diverse range of sectors, including healthcare, defence, finance, research, education, engineering and the nuclear industry.

Study Physics The Salford Experience

Physics student

Immersive learning. Research-led. Industry-focused

Blending advanced theoretical knowledge with real-world application, our Physics degree is an exciting journey of discovery:

  • Experience immersive learning in our new £65 million SEE Building, packed with advanced laboratories

  • Study a course accredited by the Institute of Physics, with a curriculum developed with industry consultation

  • Gain a strong knowledge base and understand how scientific methods can be applied to solve real-world problems

  • Choose to include an industry placement year between years two and three, and boost your future employability

Explore our physics degree courses

Physics

Physics student

Physics underpins everyday life, from the structure of the universe to the smartphone in your hand. This Physics degree will put you in position to discover the next scientific breakthroughs and innovations. 

Explore our Physics courses:

BSc (Hons) Physics

BSc (Hons) Physics with Foundation Year 

Our new home for physics

In Autumn 2022, we opened our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for physics.

Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. Come and take a look!

CAMPUS LIFE BIG CITY BUZZ

Students in Manchester

University life is not just about what you study - where you study matters too.

Our amazing location blends the beauty of our parkland campus with the buzz of central Manchester on our doorstep - not to mention great transport links to explore the North West. 

This winning combination makes Salford a great study destination. Come and take a look.

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