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Best Universities in United Kingdom for Physics Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Physics, degree in United Kingdom ranked by US News

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 updated every year for top universities in United Kingdom by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute 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 universities in United Kingdom for studying Physics sorted by US News

9
US News
7
QS
17
Shanghai
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Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

11
US News
3
QS
20
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
29
US News
23
QS
33
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
38
Guardian
36
US News
21
QS
11
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
22
Guardian
58
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
4
Guardian
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

61
US News
-
QS
51-75
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
40
Guardian
65
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
13
Guardian
66
US News
38
QS
42
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
28
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

78
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
39
Guardian
80
US News
51-100
QS
15
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
24
Guardian
99
US News
-
QS
101-150
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
36
Guardian
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

123
US News
14
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
28
Guardian
143
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
10
Guardian
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

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

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

161
US News
-
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
8
Guardian
166
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
34
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom

172
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
275
US News
-
QS
201-300
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
32
Guardian
289
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
-
Financial Times
17
Guardian
Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom

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