King's College London

Course Introduction

A joint honours mathematics and physics degree in central London, with approximately equal weighting given to both subjects. The course provides a foundation in many branches of mathematics and offers a broad knowledge of all of the fundamental elements of physics.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Calculus II; linear methods; numbers and functions or probability and statistics; 1st year laboratory physics; thermal physics. Year 2 examples: Intermediate dynamics; introduction to abstract algebra; analysis I or applied analytic methods; 2nd year laboratory physics; modern physics; electromagnetism. Year 3 examples: Logic; topics in applied probability; representation theory of finite groups; elementary number theory; rings and modules; discrete mathematics; projects; theoretical particle physics; optics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £16,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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81% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

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%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 45
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

28% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 91%

Total Coursework: 7%

Total Practical: 1%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation