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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Contact us

You can get in touch with the Department of Physics and Astronomy either by telephone, email or in person.

Undergraduate admissions office

The undergraduate admissions team is here to provide advice and support to students applying for one of our courses. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3673

Postgraduate admissions team

The postgraduate admissions team provides help and guidance to prospective postgraduate students.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 9220

Industrial and business contacts

For more information about ways we engage with industry, or to discuss your company's specific needs, please contact the Department's Technology Translation Fellow:

Alick Deacon
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 4084

Physics professional placements for students

For more information or to advertise your placement, contact the Physics placements organiser:

Scott Kay
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 4166

School and outreach contacts

For any schools, outreach or public engagement enquiries, contact the Public Engagement Manager. Please note we're not able to accommodate work experience requests.

Emma Nichols
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 8744


Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Manchester
Schuster Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 1053


Locations and maps

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is housed in the Schuster Building and the Alan Turing Building.