Study the fundamental concepts of undergraduate Physics, as identified by the Institute of Physics (IOP), along with some of the fascinating specialist topics pioneered by our expert staff. You can opt to take a one year work placement in industry, produce an individual project and go on field trips with our active Astronomy and Physics Society to further your knowledge in this subject area. **Why study Physics at NTU?** + We’ve got a great reputation. We’re consistently rated as one of the best universities for teaching in the UK. We were awarded a gold rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, and the rankings produced by Times Higher Education put us third in the UK. + We get consistently high scores in the National Student Survey. In the most recent survey (2017), the overall satisfaction with our physics and astronomy courses was 97%, putting us joint fourth in the UK. + We have inspiring learning environments. We have a custom-built on-campus observatory recognised by the International Astronomical Union, a radio telescope, a CT scanner, new microscopes, MRI scanners, a scanning tunneling microscope and an ionising radiation laboratory. + We provide innovative accredited courses. Our pioneering courses and research are carried out in close collaboration with global partners, giving students skills and knowledge which are highly relevant to industry. Our MSci and BSc physics courses are accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP). + We're delivering research with impact. Physics staff contribute to research in several areas including Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Medical Resonance Imaging, Art Conservation and Space Weather. NTU has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest national award achievable. Every year we offer 10 paid summer placement places in our research groups, giving students hands-on experience of cutting edge research. + We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. Our courses offer placement opportunities in the UK or abroad, giving you real-life experience employers are looking for, recent placements include CERN, E.ON, The Netherlands Forensic Institute and Diamond Light Source. + We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 96% of NTU graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving.