School of Physics and Astronomy

Teaching and learning

Learning physics or astronomy at QMUL is about pursuing a subject you love in an environment designed to inspire you. Our specialist modules and research projects empower you to tailor your education and develop expertise in the topics that interest you. At the same time, research-led content will stretch you to master fundamental principles and get you up to date on the latest thinking. 

The School has been ranked first in London for overall satisfaction the last five years running in the National Student Survey (NSS 2014-2018).

You will learn through a combination of lectures, laboratory sessions and tutorial classes, spending about 20 hours a week on these classes. The rest of your week is made up of independent learning. A full week is about 30-40 hours of study in total.

Explore your learning environment below:

School facilities

Lectures

Labs

Tutorials

Taught modules

Research projects

Supporting your studies

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