King's College London, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This joint honours mathematics and philosophy degree offers an extremely wide choice of philosophy modules with particular teaching strengths in philosophy of mind, science and ancient philosophy, and the Mathematics element gives students a foundation in many branches of mathematics, for example algebra, analysis, probability and geometry.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAA||Please 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. Must include Mathematics and Further Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Please see our online prospectus for further details on our BTEC entry requirements.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 36 credits
M: 9 credits
P: 0 credits
|Access to Maths/Maths & Computing Diploma (or similar subject). Your syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Additionally, you may be asked to obtain either 3 in any two STEP papers or a Distinction in AEA Mathematics, if you do not have A-level equivalent study in Mathematics and/or Further Mathematics.|
|Scottish Higher||AAB||Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3||
Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include grade D3 in Mathematics and grade D3 Further Mathematics (full course).
We will only accept the one year Short Course in Further Mathematics if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||
including 6,6,6 at Higher Level with HL6 in Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.
Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H2, H2, H2, H2||Must include Mathematics.|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Not accepted|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Must include grade A in Advanced Higher Mathematics.|
Required subjects: Mathematics and Further Mathematics
Preferred subjects: None
English language requirements
|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|
|IELTS (Academic)||7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill|
|Institution's Own Test||Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7|
|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|
|Trinity ISE||Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill|
We also accept the English Language component of a number of International and European qualifications as meeting our English Language requirements. These can include GCSE English, the International Baccalaureate, the Abitur or the French Baccalaureat. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
King's Clearing Line
+44 (0) 207 848 7000
Lines open 9:00 - 17:00 at the number above
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
King's Admissions Office
+44 (0) 207 848 7000