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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.

Outreach

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

Careers and employability

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

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 this MSc.

Simon Shelford MSc Astrophysics
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Cardiff scientists to lead hunt for dark matter

13 January 2021

New £5m project will use state-of-the-art quantum technology to track down the Universe’s most mysterious material and try to shed new light on the nature of space-time

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