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School of Physics and Astronomy

We are at the forefront of today’s most exciting scientific discoveries, providing an inspiring place to work and study.

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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.

Our staff and students are here to tell you all about studying at Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy.
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.

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Careers and employability

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

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Equality and diversity

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity among our staff and students.


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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 here.

Simon Shelford MSc Astrophysics
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Athena Swan Silver Award for School of Physics and Astronomy

7 September 2021

The School achieves recognition of its commitment to gender equality with an Athena Swan Silver Award.