King's College London

Course Introduction

An interesting degree programme taking in physics and philosophy based in the heart of London. King's has links with universities in Europe and the USA allowing you to gain experience of a different culture and ways of teaching and thinking. These skills may well give you an added advantage when job'hunting.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples of modules: Fields, waves and matter; mathematics and mechanics; thermal physics; methodology or introductory logic; Greek or modern; metaphysics or epistemology; ethics or politics. Year 2 examples of modules: Modern physics; mathematical methods in physics (joint Honours); electromagnetism; Greek philosophy II (part 1); Greek philosophy II (part 2); modern philosophy II (part 1); modern philosophy II (part 2). Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples of modules: Projects; statistical mechanics; spectroscopy and quantum mechanics; 19th century continental philosophy; 20th century continental philosophy; advanced logic modules.

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

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level A*AB-AAA
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • SQA Higher
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • 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%

£20,000 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

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 58%

Total Coursework: 41%

Total Practical: 1%

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

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