14 careers you can do with your physics degree
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Architects design buildings, spaces and places in all of the built environment.
Astronomers study how the Universe works, from the origin of planets, stars and galaxies, to the understanding of cosmology.
Electrical engineers build and maintain electrical components. They make sure everything is safe and working as it should be. Electrical engineers are creative, logical and collaborative.
Energy analysts support different parts of the energy team. They use energy data to accurately model what is happening in real life to enable the business to make decisions.
Food technologists ensure that the food and drinks we consume are of consistent quality and safely produced.
Games designers use computers to create exciting and fun games. They use code to create playable virtual realities.
Geophysicists use physics to explore deep into the earth using active and passive high-resolution imaging techniques based on many of the same principles as medical physics.
Laboratory technicians build and maintain equipment in scientific facilities, whilst working alongside senior scientists.
Meteorologists predict what will happen with weather on Earth.
Nuclear engineers design and build nuclear plants and the equipment used in them.
Radiographers use equipment to diagnose or treat patients who are ill or injured.
Teachers educate and inspire school students with science.
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Spacecraft operators control the flight path of spacecraft and satellites.
Visual effects artist
Visual effects artists create computer generated characters, scenes and effects.
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