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Physics, astrophysics and mathematics

Answer the mysteries of the universe by opening your eyes to the exciting disciplines of physics, astrophysics, and mathematics.

You will be challenged to understand how your knowledge can influence the broader spectrum of space and professional industries by learning complex problem-solving and statistical analysis skills.

Opportunities are there to be taken as you will be able to learn a variety of topics to specialise in based on what interests you the most. This ensures your degree is flexible and relevant to your professional goals and personal interests.

You will gain hands-on experience in our own observatory and learn in our brand-new School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science building, opening in 2024. You’ll benefit from experiential learning zones, from large Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) spaces, workshops, laboratories, and more flexible learning environments.

A Mathematics and Physics Scholarship valued at £2,000 is available to prospective students who meet eligibility criteria.

The fields of physics, astrophysics and mathematics demand that you think with curiosity, expanding your knowledge, ideas, and mind at every opportunity.

Why choose Herts?

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2nd in the East of England

for physics and astronomy (Complete University Guide, 2024)

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Brand new School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science building, opening in 2024

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Opportunities to specialise

based on your area of interest and professional goals