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Queen's Buildings

Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences. It is concerned with understanding the laws of nature and in applying this knowledge to unlock the secrets of the Universe, to understand the world around us and to spawn new technologies.

Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy is part of Cardiff University and is based at the Queen's Buildings on The Parade, Cardiff, close to the city centre.

The current Head of School is Professor Matt Griffin.

The School offers a variety of undergraduate (BSc, MPhys) and postgraduate (PhD, MPhil, MSc) degrees and currently has a total of 350 undergraduate students and 55 postgraduate students undertaking degrees in the subjects of Physics and Astronomy.

You will find that the School fosters a friendly atmosphere and that staff are approachable and helpful. The School offers a modern working environment with facilities of the very highest standard.

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