Physics Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University College London 77% 4% 2% £9250 £28500 176 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 77% 4% 2% £6750 £6750 176 London On campus Part-time
University College London 77% 4% 2% £9250 £28500 176 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 87% 2% 1% £9250 £36200 208 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 87% 2% 10% £9250 £36200 193 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 72% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 213 London On campus Full-time
University College London 71% 15% 0% £9250 £31200 151 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 54% 0% 0% £9250 £36200 207 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 65% 15% 6% £9250 - 161 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 65% 20% 10% £9250 - 174 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 58% 5% 5% £9250 - 154 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
Interested in online studies?
4 Online Physics Courses.
Interested in courses outside London?
207 Physics Courses in the UK.
Related subjects - degree programmes in London:
  • Physics Major vs Math Class
    1/3
  • What can you do with a physics degree?
    2/3
  • Physics Vs Math - How to Pick the Right Major
    3/3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Physics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Physics

  • Astrophysics
  • Particle Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Meteorology
  • Aerospace Dynamics
  • Atomic and Laser Physics
  • Atmospheric
  • Oceanic and Planetary Physics
  • Climate Science

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in Physics

  • Understanding of core physics
  • Condensed matter specific skills
  • Dynamics skills
  • Electromagnetism knowledge skills
  • Problem solving
  • Reasoning
  • Research and data analysis
  • Numeracy
  • Practical skills
  • Communication
  • Teamworking
  • Time management and organisation
  • Information technology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Physics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Physics at Imperial College of Science

31% Information Technology Professionals
14% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
14% Finance Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Natural and social science professionals
5% Legal professionals
4% Administrative occupations
4% Teaching Professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Engineering professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Physics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Physics

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Physics.

FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Physics was £27538 15 months after graduation, £28439 3 years after graduation and £32804 5 years after graduation.

Chemistry with Molecular Physics and a Year in Industry at Imperial College of Science received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 87 out of 100 among 89 respondents.