Geoscience BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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( 4.0) 875 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F610
This innovative new course prepares you to apply scientific principles to help address some of the most significant problems facing the Earth today. By combining the disciplines of geology and physical geography, the BSc Geoscience helps you develop a deep understanding of challenges, including: Climate change; Natural hazards; Population; Energy and natural resources; Interactions between humans and the environment.Through lectures, coursework, field study and access to geographical... 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.
29th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
28th

Start date and duration

Start date
07-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 - 97 = 3% Drop-out rate
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

After 6 months
Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

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
65%
Biology
48%
Geology
44%
Chemistry
35%
Mathematics
30%

Tuition fees

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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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£1,820 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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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£19,300 per year
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International Fees
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How Earth Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 52 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 50%
3 star 21%
2 star 5%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 875 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 55%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CompUniGuide ranking
28th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
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The beautiful University of Aberdeen dates to 1495 when it was founded by William Elphinstone with the founding principle of ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ It is the 5th oldest university in the UK and many of its original subjects are still taught to this day. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Law Social Science Biological Sciences Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition Psychology Engineering Geosciences Natural and Computing Sciences Postgraduate Research School Research Institutes There are two campuses at Kings College (1495) and Foresterhill, both linked by bus.

Where you'll study

University of Aberdeen

University Office
Regent Walk King's College
Aberdeen
Aberdeen, City Of
AB24 3FX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberdeen  0.9 miles away

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