Geophysics BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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UCAS CODE F640
Our Geophysics degree draws on the expertise and active research of one of the UK’s largest teams of academic geophysicists.Geophysics is the application of physics to understand processes such as the generation of Earths magnetic field, motion of Earths tectonic plates, and the movement and structure of the oceans and atmosphere. It provides the tools to look inside the Earth in order to find resources, monitor natural hazards and track movement of the Earth’s surface.During your degree youll ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | 28-SEP-22

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WUSCA student ranking
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39th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
16th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Earth Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

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Source: HESA, 2018

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
66%
Mathematics
43%
Biology
34%
Geology
31%
Physics
26%

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University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds
LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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