School of Physics and Astronomy

Courses

Our courses offer an intellectual challenge and provide you with practical skills and the ability to solve real-life problems.

Research

Our researchers are at the forefront of the latest developments in a range of Physics and Astronomy disciplines.

From left to right: Dr Chris North, Prof Haley Gomez, Sarah Roberts and Dr Edward Gomez, part of the public engagement team at the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Outreach

We are passionate about connecting with communities and helping members of the public engage with science.

Physics and Astronomy graduates group shot

Careers and employability

Our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed for a wide range of career paths.

PhD student in Physics

Postgraduate research

Join our supportive and exciting environment, in which we conduct and share world-leading research.


Staff members are very eager to get involved and help where needed. I have found this to be a very enjoyable year and I am very glad that I chose to study this MSc.

Simon Shelford, MSc Astrophysics

News

blue and red laser

Physicists fight laser chaos with quantum chaos

24 August 2018

To tame chaos in powerful semiconductor lasers, scientists have introduced another kind of chaos

Explore our campus, facilities and city. Meet our staff and students and get a real feel for studying and living in Cardiff at our next open day Saturday 27 October 2018.