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From sub-atomic particles to the large-scale structure of the universe, a Newcastle physics degree opens up new worlds and new futures.

Where curious minds meet critical thinkers

The Institute of Physics has accredited our undergraduate physics degrees.

Gain practical experience in our state-of-the-art facilities. We’ve invested £2 million in our physics equipment, including cryogenic, semiconductor and optical laboratories.

Our degrees have a common first year, which means you can change specialisms at the end of Stage 1. You can also move from the BSc degree to the MPhys degree before the end of Stage 2.

Our dedicated Transition Officer is available to support all new physics students. This academic staff member will help you transition from school or college to undergraduate study.

Placements and study abroad opportunities

Spend a year studying abroad or start an industry placement. Get the skills and experience employers are looking for.

We have study agreements in place across the world. This includes Barcelona, Munich, Australia, Hong Kong, Vermont and more.

Our students have completed industry placements at global organisations, including GE, DEFRA, GlaxoSmithKline, DWP and more.

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Discover more about undergraduate degrees at Newcastle University.

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Find your place in the world

Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence.