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Physics with Biophysics BSc

UCAS code: FC37

Key information

Course type:
Major/minor 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

Biophysics is an interdisciplinary field that has led to some of the most significant developments in modern science. Our Physics with Biophysics BSc course will give you an understanding of fundamental aspects of physics and biophysics. You will study traditional Physics topics such as quantum mechanics, fields and waves and electromagnetism, while also learning about the physics of life. Approximately one quarter of the course is biophysics related – specifically, the application of physics, mathematics and computing to understand the workings of living systems. You’ll carry out extensive biophysics related project work in your third year to gain an insight into the skills and conduct of scientific research.

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.
  • You'll have access to newly furbished laboratory facilities, located in the heart of London.
  • Internationally-renowned academic staff in the fields of biophysics, soft matter, nanotechnology and cosmology.
  • 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
  • Researcher, Institute of Scientific Instruments
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Chief Scientist, VividQ
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Data Scientist, Experian Data Labs
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • 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
  • Researcher, Institute of Scientific Instruments
  • Project Engineer, Cryogenic Ltd
  • Chief Scientist, VividQ
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Data Scientist, Experian Data Labs
  • Risk Analyst, City Index
  • Software Engineer, IBM
  • Physics teacher

Key information

Course type:
Major/minor 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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