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Royal Holloway Physics in UK top 5

Posted on 16/05/2017
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The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway, University of London is delighted to have been placed in fifth place in the UK in the Guardian’s University league tables 2018 published today (16 May 2017).

The renowned league table comprehensively analyses UK universities in a variety of key areas, including teaching, student satisfaction and employability to determine their performance. The Physics subject table  ranks 43 departments nationally.

Pedro Teixeira-Dias, Professor of Particle Physics and Head of Department commented,

"The Department takes great pride in the quality of our teaching and the success of our students, and we are delighted to be ranked in the top 5 of UK Physics Departments!"

Royal Holloway has an outstanding reputation for Physics research and an excellent record of teaching dating from its origins in the late 1800s. The department maintains a friendly and supportive environment, allowing students to progress from the founding concepts of Physics to working side by side with internationally respected scientists, with a favourable staff-student ratio and small class sizes. The full range of BSc and MSci degrees, from Astrophysics to Theoretical Physics are recognised by Institute of Physics accreditation, and the department holds Juno Champion and Silver Athena SWAN awards for best practice in equal opportunities. An impressive 96% of graduates are in work or full time study within six months.

Find out more about studying here on our prospective students pages


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