Ocean and Geophysics BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

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( 4.5) 2132 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F7F6
The aim of this programme is to inspire and prepare students to be professional physical and geophysical marine scientists – whether that is to be in research or industry. The course achieves this by providing students with a suitable combination of skills and knowledge. Generic skills e.g. self -learning, time management, numerical skills as well as subject specific ones including numerical problem solving and making observations in the natural environment. In year 3 the students specialise... 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.
4th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
62nd

Start date and duration

Start date
21-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 - 90 = 10% 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
£19,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

Environmental Sciences

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

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

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

Entry requirements
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%

Environmental Sciences

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
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International Students
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Latest Geophysics reviews

Geophysics
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Amber Short
23 Nov 18

Ocean and Geophysics BSc (Hons)

That past four years of my university experience in Bangor have been amazing. I couldn’t have asked for a better place...
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Amber Short
12 Feb 18

Ocean and Geophysics BSc (Hons)

My university experience has been great so far. The support I got when I changed course half way through my first year...

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Student rating ( 5.0) 2 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.5) 2,132 reviews

5 star 63%
4 star 28%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
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Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
62nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
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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 over 11,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, 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. Honestly don't know what else you could want.

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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