Choose Physics with Music at Royal Holloway, University of London and you'll combine two of the subjects you love across three years of study. You’ll develop a wide range of skills including mathematics, experimental skills, computing, communication, composition and historical musicology, all while maximising your graduate employability with a desirable honours degree. You'll study in one of the University of London's major centres for physics teaching and research, with research strengths including Quantum physics, condensed matter and particle physics informing our teaching. Physics is studied as the major subject, and you'll learn the mathematical, conceptual and experimental skills expected of a graduate physicist. This degree is run jointly with the Department of Music, where our expert academics have worked hard to build excellent industry connections. You'll learn about music composition, theory and analysis, together with historical musicology, and issues that shape contemporary music, including politics, urban development, gender and globalisation. You'll graduate with excellent employability prospects across a range of sectors, with employers valuing graduates with the diverse skillset offered by this degree. - Study across two renowned departments, including the Department of Music – ranked 3rd in the UK for research (the Research Excellence Framework 2014). - We place a strong emphasis on small group teaching – a close-knit, friendly and supportive environment with high staff-student ratio and an open door policy. - Make use of Royal Holloway's excellent performance and rehearsal spaces, including Windsor Auditorium, the Boilerhouse Theatre, the Picture Gallery and the College Chapel. - Deepen your appreciation and understanding of the role of Physics in Music - Develop a blend of theoretical and creative skills across the disciplines of Physics and Music.