in the UK for Physics
The Guardian University League Tables 2022
10th for Physics
Complete University Guide 2023
in the UK for Physics and Astronomy
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Our teaching is excellent
Our programmes are accredited by the Institute of Physics. We provide a comprehensive state-of-the-art physics education at the frontiers of the discipline. Our courses follow a modular structure which offers a great deal of flexibility. There are many advanced projects based on our broad research portfolio.
We are ranked 10th in the 2022 Guardian University Guide . The Times & Sunday Times University League Table 2022 ranks us 9th in the UK. The Complete University Guide 2023 rates us as the 9th best Physics and Astronomy department.
An inspiring and supportive learning environment
Because we are a medium-sized department, you will benefit from a good staff-to-student ratio. Our friendly staff offer an open-door policy and small-group tutorials. Your project will be individually-supervised in our cutting-edge research groups. We hope that you will agree with our strong track record for student satisfaction.
In our drive to create a diverse, supportive community, we have attained Juno Champion and Athena SWAN Silver status. This demonstrates our efforts to provide an inclusive and diverse environment for all our students and staff.
Lancaster University's Physics Department is one of the top in the UK for research. REF2021 rated 98% of our research outputs as world-leading or internationally excellent, and 100% of our research environments as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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