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.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Required subjects: Mathematics and Further Mathematics Preferred subjects: None
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill|
|PTE Academic||69 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 Advanced||185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill|
|Trinity ISE||Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill|
|Institution's Own Test||Pass 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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|