King's College London, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: King’s College London

Mathematics and Philosophy

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Course summary

This joint honours mathematics and philosophy degree offers an extremely wide choice of philosophy modules, with coverage from pre-Socrates to the present day and particular teaching strengths in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and ancient philosophy. The mathematics element gives you a foundation in many branches of mathematics, including algebra, analysis, probability and geometry. You can choose to take a Year Abroad, where you will spend your third year studying abroad before returning to complete a final year with King's. Key benefits

  • Leading centre of research, with 87% of the Mathematics department's research classed as world leading. (REF 2014).
  • The Philosophy Department is ranked 4th in Europe and 8th in the world. (QS World Rankings by Subject 2020).
  • One of the largest and most distinguished philosophy departments in the country.
  • Central location gives easy access to major libraries and many leading societies, including the London Mathematical Society and Royal Society.
  • Improved career prospects – King’s graduates are highly sought after both nationally and internationally in a wide range of professions.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/mathematics-and-philosophy-bsc

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
GVC5
Institution code:
K60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: Mathematics and Further Mathematics Preferred subjects: None


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
Mathematics and Philosophy at King's College London, University of London - UCAS