Geophysics BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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Course info

UCAS CODE F660
Geophysics is the study of the physical process that shape the Earth, including its, composition, evolution and dynamics. We tackle this through a multidisciplinary programme ranging from understanding Earth materials, through the internal processes that drive plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes, to understanding atmosphere, weather and climate. This provides a firm foundation in geology, physics, mathematics and computing.This programme is accredited by the Geological Society. ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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115th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
10th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

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
Mathematics
69%
Chemistry
55%
Physics
54%
Geography
48%
Biology
36%

Tuition fees

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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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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£28,610 per year
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25 Oct 17

Geophysics BSc (Hons)

I have struggled on my course but otherwise...

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UCL (University College London)

Admissions Gower Street London
Camden
WC1E 6BT United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Euston  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Euston   0.2 miles away

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