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Top Universities in the UK for Physics and Astronomy



League table rankings of the UK's best rated universities and colleges facilitating Physics and Astronomy degree courses



Cambridge University leads the league table ranking of top accredited colleges and universities in the UK providing degree courses in Physics and Astronomy. In second place is Oxford with Imperial College ranked in third position. Durham and Warwick are ranked in fourth and fifth position respectively. Accreditations include bachelor, masters and PhD doctoral degrees.

The list of leading colleges and universities in the UK teaching Physics and Astronomy is based on a points systems and is compiled using the following criteria:

  • 1. Quality of teaching
  • 2. Student A-level results
  • 3. Graduate post-degree deployment (& proportion in employment within set period following graduation)

Physics and Astronomy league table of top 20 UK universities ranked using the above indices:

  • 1 Cambridge
  • 2 Oxford
  • 3 Imperial College
  • 4 Durham
  • 5 Warwick
  • 6 Bristol
  • 7 Queens, Belfast
  • 8 Leeds
  • 9 Surrey
  • 10 Royal Holloway
  • 11 Nottingham
  • 12 Glasgow
  • 13 Southampton
  • 14 Manchester
  • 15 University College London
  • 16 St Andrews
  • 17 Exeter
  • 18 Cardiff
  • 19 Sheffield
  • 20 Leicester

Ranking Of Top UK Physics and Astronomy Universities

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