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The Faculty of Mathematical & 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

Gaia's 3D census of over one billion stars in our Milky Way

The positions and distances of over one billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy have been released by the European Space Agency Gaia mission involving UCL researchers, creating the first 3D census of our home galaxy and opening a new window on the Universe.

Published: Apr 25, 2018 11:11:19 AM

Kathleen Lonsdale Building Re-opened by Sir David Attenborough

UCL’s Kathleen Lonsdale Building, home to UCL Earth Sciences and groups from Chemistry, Astrophysics, and Mathematics, was re-opened by Sir David Attenborough on Tuesday 17 April following a £27.5 million refurbishment. 

Published: Apr 19, 2018 1:58:00 PM

Antarctica retreating across the sea floor

Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new UCL and University of Leeds study has found.  

Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:37:35 PM

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Atomic and Molecular Physics Summer School

World leading female professors will visit UCL on July 5th 2018 to address undergradute students about the amazing research taking place in the field of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, particularly laser-matter interactions and ultra-fast phenomena.

Starts: Jul 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM