College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering comprises of seven academic Schools working together to find sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Our interdisciplinary approach facilitates research and teaching innovation and excellence, industrial engagement and societal impact.

Student measuring cave wall


Choose from courses tailored to suit your interests and career ambitions.

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Our world-leading research is recognised for its quality and impact.

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Our diverse international community drives our teaching and research excellence.


Ice Age

Unravelling the mystery of ice ages using ancient molecules

9 March 2018

New study shows for the first time the fundamental role that sea ice plays in naturally occurring climate cycles

Self-healing masonry

Self-healing masonry

7 March 2018

Cardiff University engineers kick-start new study using bacteria to automatically repair damage to masonry structures

Engineering work

New funding for ASTUTE project

26 February 2018

ASTUTE 2020 awarded £8m to help Welsh manufacturers gain access to world-class university expertise