Careers and employability
A physics degree opens a path to a wide range of possible careers, from nuclear engineering to investment banking.
As a Patent Attorney, I put the physics I studied at Manchester to good use, but do so within a commercial context in the heart of London.Michael Vallance, Graduate / Patent Attorney at Gill Jennings & Every LLP
Our physics courses develop you intellectually, striking a balance between training for industry or research and providing a general education in the sciences.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy works closely with the University's Careers Service; the career prospects for a Manchester physics graduate are flexible and exciting and you'll be in high demand whatever route you take.
Learn more about why the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Manchester is an excellent place to come and study.