Menu

Mathematical & Physical Sciences

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.

News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

New paint makes tough self-cleaning surfaces

A new paint that makes robust self-cleaning surfaces has been developed by a team led by UCL researchers. The coating can be applied to clothes, paper, glass and steel and when combined with adhesives, maintains its self-cleaning properties after being wiped, scratched with a knife and scuffed with sandpaper.

Published: Mar 6, 2015 9:18:19 AM

European Research Council grant success for the faculty

Researchers in the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences have been awarded three major new grants from the European Research Council (ERC). These are in the areas of mathematics and nanotechnology.

Published: Mar 5, 2015 12:31:19 PM

UCL researchers take their research to parliament

Seventeen researchers from around UCL have been shortlisted to present their research to a panel of expert judges and over 100 MPs in this year’s SET for Britain competition.

Published: Mar 4, 2015 4:27:44 PM

Strange Creatures put on display at UCL

‘Strange Creatures: The art of unknown animals’ is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. By examining the world of animal representations, the exhibition explores how imagery has been used to bring newly discovered animals into the public eye.

Published: Mar 3, 2015 5:53:00 PM

Natural Sciences degrees

Natural Sciences

BSc and MSci

The faculty's flagship degree programme, Natural Sciences, combines courses from across the mathematical, physical and life sciences into a single, innovative cross-disciplinary degree.

Natural Science degrees

Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

Mathematics

The faculty offers a broad range of single-subject science degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our subject areas are:

  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Space and Climate Physics
  • Statistical Science

Undergraduate degrees

Postgraduate degrees