Mike Tinker and student
Lecturer in physics
The University of Reading
White knights, RG6 6AH
The University of Reading offers a range of undergraduate
degree courses involving physics at BSc (3-years) and MPhys (4-years) levels.
These include Physics, Physics and the Universe, Theoretical
Physics, Physics with Computer Science,
Physics and Meteorology and Mathematics
and Physics. Postgraduate
degrees include MSc in Modern and Applied
Optics, MSc in Research and PhD. A highly regarded
Foundation Year widens access to the undergraduate programmes and through these
into excellent employment and research opportunities.
Department has a reputation for excellence in teaching, being one of the ten
physics departments in the UK to score maximum marks (24/24) in the recent Teaching
Quality Assessments (Subject Review).
It is the development home of the Flexible
Learning Approach to Physics (FLAP)
project, now used widely in UK physics departments.
The Department also has a high reputation for research in Atomic and
Molecular Physics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanoscience, Optics and