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Course summary

Through our Physics & Philosophy with a Year Abroad BSc you will investigate the fascinating connections between these two subjects, and augment your learning experience with a year at one of our partner institutions around the world. As well as enabling you to gain experience of a different culture and ways of teaching and thinking, this will give you an added advantage when looking for careers post-graduation. Key benefits

  • Award winning: six former staff and students in the Physics department have won Nobel Prizes.
  • You’ll have access to our newly refurbished laboratory facilities, located in the heart of London.
  • Research lies at the heart of our department, so you’ll be taught by internationally renowned scientists.
  • The Philosophy Department is ranked 4th in the UK and 6th in Europe (QS World Rankings by Subject 2018).
  • Study the skies using King’s own rooftop observatory and telescope.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/physics-and-philosophy-with-a-year-abroad-bsc

Professional bodies

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
FVH5
Institution code:
K60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: Physics and Mathematics


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill
PTE Academic62 overall with a minimum of 59 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)92 overall with 23 in writing and 20 in the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with pass in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 6.5

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 D.

Band D

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


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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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.
Physics and Philosophy with a Year Abroad at King's College London, University of London - UCAS