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    Can anybody give me an insight as to how students generally find studying physics at degree level? I am particularly looking to go to UCL or King's, how is the general course like? workloads? atmosphere? Is there a trend of students regretting having picked it or do they seem to really enjoy it? How are the career prospects? I actually want to get into finance but want to study physics because I find it most interesting, is a physics degree from a uni like UCL or King's good enough to get into banking?
    Any input related to physics at uni will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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    Just finished my first year and it's been pretty challenging but I don't regret my decision at all. If you find physics interesting already I'm sure you would continue to do so at A level, it just gets significantly more in depth and more difficult! I can't comment about UCL or Kings but from my uni (Imperial) about a third of the Physics graduates go on to do something finance related.
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    Can anybody give me an insight as to how students generally find studying physics at degree level? I am particularly looking to go to UCL or King's, how is the general course like? workloads? atmosphere? Is there a trend of students regretting having picked it or do they seem to really enjoy it? How are the career prospects? I actually want to get into finance but want to study physics because I find it most interesting, is a physics degree from a uni like UCL or King's good enough to get into banking?
    Any input related to physics at uni will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
    I took a physics degree at UCL many years ago. The workload was fine. The social life was possibly not as good as some campus universities as people often had to travel for an hour to get in. The career prospects were fine. Banking is not a great career path right now as many firms are laying people off by the thousand.
 
 
 
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