An interesting degree programme taking in physics and philosophy based in the heart of London. Fundamental elements of physics are covered and include relativity, quantum mechanics, fields and waves, electromagnetism and nuclear physics. Philosophy helps us to understand the world better and to develop skills in reasoning and argument.
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- Award winning – four members of staff in the department have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
- Internationally-renowned academic staff in the fields of cosmology, nanotechnology, and the interface between physics and biology.
- Friendly and supportive learning environment.
- Central location gives easy access to major libraries and many leading societies, including the Institute of Physics.
- One of the largest and most distinguished philosophy departments in the country.
- Ranked in the top six nationally for world-leading and internationally excellent research (Research Assessment Exercise 2008).
- King's offers an exceptionally wide range of optional courses, covering all areas of the history of philosophy and contemporary philosophy.
- Emphasis on small-group teaching ensures students acquire and hone the skills of critical thinking.
- Students are able to draw on the resources of other University of London philosophy departments.
King's College London
Recognised by the Institute of Physics
Year of entry 2014