First Year Students


The School of Physics offers a range of subjects at first year level, ranging from those designed for students wanting to delve as deeply into physics as they can, to subjects providing a crucial physics background for other studies such as the biomedical sciences.

  • First Year Physics

    Introduction to first-year physics, including advice for choosing the right subject, frequently asked questions and staff contact details.

  • First Year Laboratory

    Laboratory location, schedules, manuals and general information. (Please also refer to the LMS for specific on-line subject related tutorial, assignment, announcements info etc).

  • First Year Subject Information

    Links to subject handbook

  • Laby Ideas Centre

    The Laby Ideas Centre provides facilities for students to work together to learn physics.

  • FAQ

    These 'frequently asked questions' relating to general first year physics may help you too.