Earth Science MSci (Hons)

Newcastle University

Student rating
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( 4.2) 915 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F640
This four-year MEarthSci degree explores the fascinating complexity of the Earth system, through subjects like geology, chemistry and microbiology. The degree is similar in content to our Earth Science BSc Honours, but includes a year of advanced study at Masters level. Earth science covers everything from the formation of rocks and minerals to the impact of human activity on the sustainability of resources. This degree prepares you for a wide range of possible careers - from geology to... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
55th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
22nd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
4 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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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
73%
Biology
56%
Chemistry
33%
Geology
21%
Mathematics
19%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,800 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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How Earth Sciences students rated:

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Student rating ( 4.2) 915 reviews

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Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
22nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Newcastle University currently inspires the minds of 28,000 students from over 140 countries and exists to make the world a better place. Newcastle offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. This university will engage, challenge, support and motivate you to fulfil your potential and equip you for future career success. A founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and holder of TEF Gold status for teaching excellence, the University is a hub for world-class teaching, research and collaboration across all subjects. Newcastle University campus is right in the heart of the city with quick and easy transport links with the rest of the country. The city is surrounded by stunning coastal, heritage, and countryside attractions which can be reached in minutes via the local Metro rail system and public transport.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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