UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Mathematics and physics are closely interlinked subjects, with each providing many fascinating insights into the other. Students on this programme receive a thorough mathematical training and may also take courses in physics and astronomy elsewhere in UCL and the University of London.

Course Modules

In the 1st 1 and 1/2 years, the degree programme is the same as those for the single'subject degrees in mathematics; quantum mechanics can be taken in place of algebra 3. In the 2nd half of the 2nd year and 3rd and 4th years, programme follows the applied mathematics options, supplemented by physics courses given in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £18,830  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1A1A-A1AA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAAA
  • GCE A-level A*AA-A*A*A
  • European Baccalaureate 90%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 95%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 40
Studying 35
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

27% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 91%

Total Coursework: 9%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation