A joint honours degree programme in central London, with approximately equal weighting to both subjects although from the third year you may be able to choose more from one subject and tailor the degree to suit your interests. The course provides a foundation in many branches of mathematics and offers a broad knowledge of all of the fundamental elements of physics. In the fourth year, you'll undertake a supervised project, which allows you to experience some of the excitement of research.
Year 1 examples: Linear methods; numbers and functions or probability and statistics; 1st year laboratory physics; fields, waves and matter; thermal physics. Year 2 examples: Introduction to abstract algebra; intermediate dynamics; 2nd year laboratory physics; modern physics; electromagnetism. Year 3 examples: 3rd year project in physics; statistical mechanics; spectroscopy and quantum mechanics; space'time geometry and general relativity; real analysis II; geometry of surface. Year 4 examples: Rings and modules; topology; Galois theory; statistical mechanics; advanced quantum theory; relativistic quantum mechanics.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£16,250 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- GCE A-level AAA
- European Baccalaureate 85%
- International Baccalaureate 35
- SQA Advanced Higher AA
- SQA Higher
- GCE AS-level
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 66%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 97%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 95%
|Studying and working||5|
Total Written: 85%
Total Coursework: 12%
Total Practical: 4%