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Geological Oceanography BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

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( 4.5) 2672 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE F650
This degree focuses on the study of marine sediments within an Earth system science context. It is concerned with sedimentary processes (the origin, transport and deposition of particles in the marine environment), and with marine sediments and rocks, in particular those formed in the past 2 million year, but also further back in time. Geological Oceanographers are required to tackle issues such as climate and sea-level change, coastal erosion, marine pollution, waterway siltation and offshore ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
4th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
83rd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
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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
Biology
59%
Geography
58%
Chemistry
34%
Mathematics
28%
Physics
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£16,500 per year
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Latest Oceanography reviews

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How Oceanography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 49 reviews

5 star 64%
4 star 24%
3 star 6%
2 star 2%
1 star 4%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 2,672 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 28%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
83rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
Bangor University achieved a Gold Award for ‘outstanding teaching’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has around 10,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, Psychology, Law, Music, Ocean Sciences, English Literature and Language, Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Zoology. Bangor University came within the top 10 in the University of the Year category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, and this success is reflected in comments left by our student reviewers, many of whom have nothing but great things to say about their entire time studying at Bangor. Bangor students on Whatuni say: “ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Amazing course, amazing location. Incredible lecturers, incredible facilities.

Where you'll study

Bangor University

Bangor University Bangor, Gwynedd
LL57 2DG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bangor   0.3 miles away

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