If you want to read more about what Physics is all about, then please see the What is Physics? section.


The School runs a number of ordinary degree and honours degree programmes in the physical sciences. Undergraduate programmes make use of e-learning in many areas and begin in first year with the teaching of physics through Problem-Based Learning which the School has pioneered through the work of the Physics Education Research Group. Later, industrial placement or the opportunity to travel abroad are available in Year 3 of all Level 8 Physics programmes (excluding Optimetry and Clinical Measurement).

Click through to the videos below for some detail on what you can expect when you study in the DIT School of Physics in any of our major disciplines.

‌Physics ‌Clinical Measurement Optometry


Basic details of the major programmes are outlined below but you should contact the DIT admissions office for entry requirements and further information.The School also has an active postgraduate research programme to MPhil and PhD level - details of openings and admission criteria, as well as research areas, can be found on the physics research pages.

Physics or Physics Related Degrees (click for more info):