Physics is the most fundamental of all sciences. It observes and explores the physical laws and principles that govern the nature of the universe. Physics research underpins many technological advances, from cancer treatments to electronic devices. It is a stimulating and inspiring discipline. Studying physics at Leeds, you’ll develop thorough knowledge of core physics, from thermodynamics to quantum physics. You can also explore more advanced topics that relate to our research strengths – from astrophysics to nanoscale and biophysics. Moreover, on this course you’ll get involved in real research via several routes, such as through our group industrial project module and your final year research project. We offer all students the chance to apply for a summer research placement, where you’ll work with our researchers and be paid a salary. As well as advancing you as a physicist, these opportunities allow you to develop transferable skills that can help you achieve your aspirations.