King's College London

Course Introduction

This physics degree programme offers students a broad knowledge of all of the fundamental elements of physics and astrophysics. Taught by internationally'renowned academic staff in a friendly environment in the heart of London.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples of modules: Laboratory physics; fields, waves and matter; thermal physics; maths and mechanics; general physics; probability and symmetry. Year 2 examples of modules: Modern physics; electromagnetism; maths; astrophysics; computational lab. Year 3 examples of modules: Statistical mechanics; particle physics; optics; solid state physics; general relativity and cosmology; spectroscopy and quantum mechanics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE A-level A*AB-AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • SQA Higher AAAAA
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • 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%

85% Go on to work and/or study

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

27% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 78%

Total Coursework: 18%

Total Practical: 4%

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

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