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This renowned course is designed to prepare students for PhD study in fundamental theoretical physics by bridging the gap between an undergraduate course and the research frontier.
The Theoretical Physics Group is internationally recognised for its contribution to our understanding of the unification of fundamental forces, the early universe, quantum gravity, supersymmetry, string theory, and quantum field theory.
The origins of the programme date back to the founding of the Theoretical Physics Group by Abdus Salam, one of Imperial’s Nobel Laureates.
Modules shown are for the current academic year and are subject to change depending on your year of entry.
Please note that the curriculum of this course is currently being reviewed as part of a College-wide process to
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Our minimum requirement is a first-class degree in physics, or mathematics with theoretical physics options.
We also accept a wide variety of international qualifications.
All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.
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