King's College London

Course Introduction

Study in London and explore the use of physical methods to benefit human health: a massively expanding area with considerable challenges. Modules on this degree include radiation protection, respiration and hearing, X'rays in medicine, cardiac function, medical ultrasound, nuclear medicine and artificial limbs.

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; medical physics. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples of modules: Statistical mechanics; optics; solid state physics; medical imaging and measurement; modern topics in physics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,750 ???abroad???
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000 ???home???

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: 73%

Total Coursework: 23%

Total Practical: 4%

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

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