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Physics Universities by Guardian Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Physics degree ranked by Guardian

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by Guardian, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Physics

Physics is one of the major sciences that deals with mathematical analysis of quantitative physical laws that govern the exerted and resultant forces by the fundamental constituents of the universe. Graduates in physics can take their career in the direction they desire by specializing in astrophysics, medical physics, theoretical physics or nuclear physics. A typical physics professional would be found curing cancer with the help of radiation therapy, managing nuclear power plant, or gazing at the stars. However, many of them will be researchers across multiple industries including automotive industry, aerospace technology, education, public and healthcare sectors, and information technology.

Various Major under Physics

Never ending content and scope in science has led to many budding branches in physics. The major branches are however considered to be classical physics, modern physics, nuclear physics, atomic physics, geophysics, biophysics, mechanics – classical and quantum, acoustics, optics, thermodynamics, and astrophysics while popular majors related to physics include general physical sciences, material sciences, atmospheric sciences and meteorology, and geological and earth sciences.

Career opportunities for Physics

Many streams including science, technology, engineering, education, research and development, business and many more offer promising career if you are a physics graduate. Some of the profiles include 1) Geophysicist 2) Nuclear Engineer 3) Data Analyst 4) Technical author 5) Research scientist 6) Patent attorney 7) Medical Physicist 8) Environmental Scientist 9) Ergonomist 10) Nano Scientist 11) Materials Specialist 12) Chartered Physicist 13) Meteorologist 14) Radiation Protection Practitioner 15) Acoustic Consultant

Below is a list of top Physics Universities sorted by Guardian

1
Guardian
422
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom

2
Guardian
-
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
4
Guardian
58
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

5
Guardian
480
US News
13
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom

6
Guardian
321
US News
48
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom

7
Guardian
640
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
8
Guardian
358
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

8
Guardian
161
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
10
Guardian
143
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
11
Guardian
-
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

12
Guardian
429
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
13
Guardian
65
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom

14
Guardian
-
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
15
Guardian
-
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom

15
Guardian
512
US News
-
QS
401-500
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
17
Guardian
289
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom

18
Guardian
587
US News
-
QS
401-500
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

19
Guardian
150
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

20
Guardian
621
US News
48
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
Keele University

Keele University

United Kingdom

21
Guardian
-
US News
-
QS
-
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
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