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Physics with Theoretical Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #31 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Physics with Theoretical Physics BSc offered at King's College London will give you an understanding across all of the fundamental aspects of physics, including theoretical physics. 
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Programme Overview

You will be taught by internationally- renowned academic staff with links to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the LIGO gravitational wave observatory. Your studies will take place in a friendly and supportive environment in the heart of London.

  • Award winning – six former staff and students in the department have won Nobel Prizes.
  • 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 you easy access to major libraries and many leading societies, including the Institute of Physics.
The Physics with Theoretical Physics BSc is offered at King's College London

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics Skills & Techniques 
  • Mathematics & Computation for Physics 
  • Classical Physics 
  • Introduction to Modern Physics 
  • Mathematical Methods for Physics 
  • Thermal Physics & Properties of Matter 
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Mathematical Methods for Theoretical Physics 
  • Electromagnetism
  • Relativity & Sub-atomic Physics 
  • Symmetry in Physics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Required grades
AABPlease note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.
  • Required subjects
Physics and MathematicsApplicants having studied Maths and Further Maths but not Physics, may be considered on a case-by-case basis following an interview with the admissions tutor

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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