Study physics at ANU

Physics ANU builds upon its world leading research to offer the best in physics education

"I'd heard that ANU was the best place in the southern hemisphere for research"

Physics teaching and learning at ANU

Physics ANU houses one of the largest concentrations of physics-based research in Australia and boasts an international reputation for exceptional physics and engineering research and discovery. The Physics Education Centre (PEC) exploits that research strength and combines it with nationally award-winning teaching expertise to provide an outstanding physics learning and teaching environment. In particular, the School's innovative research culture, strong industry focus, supportive intellectual environment, world class facilities and enthusiastic experienced staff ensure that the ANU can offer a unique experience to both undergraduate and graduate physics students.


Our cutting edge physics research feeds our outstanding physics learning and teaching environment.


An honours degree at ANU gives you the opportunity to pursue a physics research topic of your choice.

Graduate coursework

Become an expert in the field by completing a Masters Degree at ANU.

Graduate research

A PhD or Masters at Physics ANU will put you at the forefront of physics research.

Summer scholarships

Get a taste of research at ANU under the guidance of our distinguished researchers.


Find out about the scholarships available to Physics students and ANU.

ANU MakerSpace

All ANU students and staff are encouraged to get involved with the ANU MakerSpace. Learn by doing!

Why ANU?


Undergraduate Postgraduate coursework enquiries

(02) 612 55195

Postgraduate Research enquiries

(02) 612 51315

Deputy Director (Education)

(02) 612 59973