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Physics BSc

UCAS code: F300

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Our Physics BSc course will give you an understanding of the fundamental aspects of physics covering areas such as relativity, quantum mechanics, fields and waves, electromagnetism and nuclear physics. You will carry out extensive project work in your third year to gain an insight into the skills and behaviours of scientific research. You also have the opportunity to transfer to the Study Abroad pathway and spend your third year at a partner institution before returning to King’s for the final year. This depends on you reaching a certain grade average and being accepted by a partner university.

Key benefits

  • Top 10 in the UK for Physics (QS World Rankings by subject 2022)
  • Join an award-winning department: seven former staff and students won Nobel Prizes.
  • Study the skies using King’s own rooftop observatory and telescope.
  • You’ll have access to our newly refurbished laboratory facilities, located in the heart of London.
  • Research lies at the heart of our department, so you’ll be taught by internationally renowned scientists.
  • Study in a diverse student cohort: King’s is one of the leading Russell Group universities by proportion of female undergraduates on its Physics courses (HESA 2019/20).
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The lecturers are incredibly passionate and friendly people. They really care and it makes learning from them enjoyable as you can feed off their passion.

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Employability

Our Physics graduates are in high demand because employers recognise the wide range of skills that they possess. We train physicists to be good problem solvers, to think logically and to apply mathematical and computational techniques to real problems. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Investment Manager, Manthan Capital
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Researcher, Institute of Scientific Instruments
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Quantitative Developer, Wintermute Trading
  • Data Engineer, ITV
  • Senior Data Scientist, PwC
  • Physics teacher, London

Employability

Our Physics graduates are in high demand because employers recognise the wide range of skills that they possess. We train physicists to be good problem solvers, to think logically and to apply mathematical and computational techniques to real problems. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Investment Manager, Manthan Capital
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Researcher, Institute of Scientific Instruments
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Quantitative Developer, Wintermute Trading
  • Data Engineer, ITV
  • Senior Data Scientist, PwC
  • Physics teacher, London

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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