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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 380 undergraduate students and 90 postgraduate students undertaking degrees in the subjects of Physics and Astronomy.

Please read the University's accessibility guide to visiting the North Queen's and Trevithick Buildings.

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