Taught course


King's College London · Department of Physics

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree in Physics.

Alternatively, a 2:1 in a degree subject related to physics will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Physics MSc will give you experience in conducting complex research tasks in the rapidly developing and exciting fields of particle physics and cosmology, experimental biophysics and nanotechnology, and the theory and simulation of condensed matter. It will also provide you with the background knowledge and skills required to become an active scientist.

Key benefits

  • Top 10 in the UK for Physics (QS World Rankings by subject 2020).
  • Located in the heart of London, giving unparalleled access to research facilities.
  • You will be studying innovative modules covering modern theories of physics.
  • Research-led course taught by staff who are recognised leaders in their field.
  • Students whose interests lie in experimental physics have the opportunity to study the state of the art experimental nanoplasmonics, bio-imaging, near-field optics and nanophotonics, with access to the laboratories of the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN); and the opportunity to take our flagship module in Photonics and Metamaterials.
  • For students whose interests lie in theoretical physics, the opportunity to take our flagship modules in Standard Model Physics & Beyond and Advanced Condensed Matter.
  • Excellent tutorial support, extensive course-specific interactive teaching and extensive project work.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Admissions
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