物理 and Philosophy

物理 and Philosophy at Balliol College

Among all 的 colleges in 的 University, Balliol has one of 的 largest intakes of 物理 and 物理 & Philosophy students, admitting eight to ten across both courses.

Balliol is one of only a handful of colleges to have three full-time Tutorial 研究员 in 物理. Balliol has a particular commitment to fundamental aspects of 物理, such as quantum mechanics, 粒子物理, 和oretical physics, which is reflected in 的 tutors’ research interests.

Philosophy teaching is supported by three tutors and a lecturer in Philosophy.

Balliol is unique for 的 size of its 物理 and Philosophy cohort 和 tutorial support of 的 subject.

Number of places at Balliol: 9-11 (including 6-7 for 物理).


Alexander Bown (photo: Stuart Bebb)
Associate Professor, Fellow and Tutor in Ancient Philosophy
Adam Caulton (photo: Rob Judges)
Associate Professor, Clarendon University Lecturer, Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy
唐纳德·H. Perkins Professor of Experimental 物理 and Professorial Fellow
Alexander Kaiserman (photo: Rob Judges)
Associate Professor, Fairfax Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy
Professor of 物理, Fellow and Tutor in 物理
Professor of 物理, Fellow and Tutor in Theoretical 物理
Professor of 物理, Reader in Particle 物理, Fellow and Tutor in 物理
Lecturer in Philosophy


For information on 物理 please see 的 物理网站, and for Philosophy see 的 Faculty of Philosophy website. There is also information on 的 Philosophy of 物理网站,并在 University’s course pages.

Course requirements and selection criteria

For information on what subjects you need to study at school, please see 的 物理 admissions website.


How to apply to read 物理 and Philosophy at Balliol College

JDB电子官方网站 talk (开放的日子 2020)

Watch a video talk by Tutorial Fellow Adam Caulton