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The Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences encompasses the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our Universe. The Faculty is an internationally renowned centre for both theoretical and applied research and a centre of educational excellence.

Front-line research feeds directly into our teaching programmes, and our students benefit from access to first-class laboratory facilities.

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The faculty's flagship degree programme combines science subjects to reflect the high-quality, internationally-leading research undertaken at UCL. Students can investigate a wide range of subjects under guidance from experts in their field.

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Find out about the broad range of single-subject science degrees at undergraduate level covering: Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Science & Technology Studies, Space and Climate Physics, Statistical Science.

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The faculty offers a broad range of single-subject science degrees at postgraduate level covering: Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Science & Technology Studies, Space and Climate Physics, Statistical Science.

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News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Using glucose to fuel drug delivery to the brain

A new drug delivery system that autonomously navigates the body using its own glucose molecules has been developed and tested by a UCL-led team of scientists.

Published: Aug 7, 2017 10:25:28 AM

Accurately measuring the dark universe

The theory that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos has been confirmed by extremely accurate measurements from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration involving UCL scientists.

Published: Aug 3, 2017 4:11:55 PM

New clue to solving the mystery of the sun’s hot atmosphere

The elemental composition of the Sun’s hot atmosphere known as the ‘corona’ is strongly linked to the 11-year solar magnetic activity cycle, a team of scientists from UCL, George Mason University and Naval Research Laboratory has revealed for the first time. 

Published: Aug 3, 2017 10:42:11 AM

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UCL MAPS Enterprise workshop

This workshop is to address some of the burning questions from many academics, who have great results from their research and wonder what is the next step apart from writing scientific papers.

Starts: Oct 16, 2017 2:00:00 PM