King's College London

Course Introduction

An extended physics degree in central London. The degree is based in London with the third year at a university in Europe or the USA which provides a different approach to physics and demonstrates your capacity to study and work in an overseas environment. Language modules may also be included.

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; experimental lab; computational lab. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples of modules: Projects; spectroscopy and quantum mechanics; statistical mechanics; optics; solid state physics.

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
  • 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%

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: 55%

Total Coursework: 42%

Total Practical: 3%

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

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