University Subject Tables 2017
Physics is a complex scientific study of what forces make our world work. If you can get a grasp on the very workings of the universe, then you're hugely employable and impressive – not to mention smart. If you are going to understand these things, you'll need not only a magnificent brain, but a good quality course to fill it with facts. Take a look at the table to find which universities can offer this.
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Physics & Astronomy — North East
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Down from fourth in 2016 to fifth this year is Durham University, possibly for having the lowest score in the top five on the subject league table for Graduate Prospects. Regardless, an amazing 84% of Durham Physics students are in professional employment six months after graduation – 14th in the UK.
Year four of the course allows an individual research project to be undertaken, with previous subject topics including general relativity, galaxy formation, nanophysics and laser physics.
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The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.