Why study Physics with The Open University?
Join the UK’s only distance-learning higher education provider able to develop comprehensive experimental skills using online tools and assets. You’ll be able to study at a pace that suits you and your other life commitments, enhanced by our innovative teaching methods.
You’ll also have access to:
- Award-winning OpenSTEM Labs, to develop your investigative and laboratory skills, including remote experiments you can control online.
Careers in Physics
People with physics qualifications are well placed to enter both scientific and non-scientific jobs. The logical, reasoned approach needed for physics study is relevant to various employment sectors. For this reason, physics graduates – particularly those with effective communication and interpersonal skills – are very much in demand.
A physics qualification from the OU could help you start a career in:
- Scientific research and investigation
- Analysis and diagnostics
- Information management
- Product design and development