Earth and Planetary Sciences BSc

University of Manchester

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Course info

UCAS CODE F701
Our 3 year BSc degree in Earth and Planetary Sciences is focussed on a holistic understanding of Earth systems in order to learn from the past, comprehend the present and influence the future. As Earth Science is at the crossroads of the natural sciences, it provides an enriching alternative to a single honours degree in subjects such as maths, physics, chemistry, geography or biology, and can open the door to an exciting range of career options.On our course you will learn to read the 4.5 ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Geography & Environmen..
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Earth Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 89 = 11% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, April 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
59%
Biology
48%
Geology
40%
Chemistry
38%
Mathematics
35%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£24,500 per year
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Latest Earth Sciences reviews

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Caitlin
25 May 21

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Yes, this academic year has been a disappointment for everybody. But, I think that my lecturers have made the best out...
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12 Feb 20

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How Earth Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 24 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 67%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 4%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,305 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 52%
3 star 16%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of Manchester

University Recruitment And Adm Oxford Road Manchester
M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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