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Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology BSc

UCAS code: FF35

Key information

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

Our Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology BSc course will give you an understanding of fundamental aspects of physics, astrophysics and cosmology covering areas such as special and general relativity, quantum mechanics, fields and waves, the physics of planets, stars, galaxies and the universe. Approximately one quarter of the course is astrophysics and cosmology related. You’ll carry out extensive astrophysics or cosmology related project work in your third year to gain an insight into the skills and conduct of scientific research. You’ll be taught by internationally renowned academics with links to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the LIGO gravitational wave observatory.

Key benefits

  • Top 10 in the UK for Physics (QS World Rankings by subject 2022)
  • Award winning: seven former staff and students in the Physics department are Nobel Prize winners.
  • Study the skies with our own rooftop observatory and telescope.
  • Internationally renowned academic staff in the fields of particle physics and cosmology, nanotechnology and the interface between physics and biology.
  • Central location gives you easy access to major libraries and many leading societies, including the Institute of Physics.
  • 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
  • Data Engineer, BJSS Ltd
  • Information Analyst, University of Georgia
  • Maths Part III, Cambridge
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Physics teacher

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
  • Data Engineer, BJSS Ltd
  • Information Analyst, University of Georgia
  • Maths Part III, Cambridge
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Physics teacher

Key information

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

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