School of Physics and Astronomy 


Strong research performance for School. 90% of research outputs ranked world-leading or internationally excellent.Physics and Astronomy postgraduate degrees224 new £10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

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Our final year undergraduates have demonstrated their satisfaction, 98%in 2014, with the quality of our courses.


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Casting a shadow on the earth
Partial eclipse of the Sun on 20 March

Professor George C Morrison (1930-2015)



Groundbreaking research from Higgs Boson to Quantum Technology and more.