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Palaeontology BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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( 4.1) 1614 reviews


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UCAS CODE F641
OverviewAre you interested in studying the processes of how life on Earth began, evolved and diversified? Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty as well as spending time in the lab?Get ready to dig up the past on our BSc (Hons) Palaeontology degree course. You’ll learn the theory and methodology of palaeontology and get a solid foundation in geology. By using our comprehensively equipped labs and journeying to the past on field trips, you’ll graduate with skills to apply your knowledge in a ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 13-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
45th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
61st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
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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
53%
Geology
47%
Biology
36%
Mathematics
24%
Chemistry
23%

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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£16,400 per year
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Latest Paleontology reviews

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27 Feb 20

Palaeontology BSc (Hons)

I love being at uni, it has given me the chance to meet new people and get involved with a subject in which I am very...
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05 Dec 19

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How Paleontology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 33 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 63%
3 star 3%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,614 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
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University of Portsmouth
CompUniGuide ranking
61st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Portsmouth is in the heart of the UK’s only island city. Taking inspiration from the city’s rich heritage as a trading and naval port, the University is dedicated to helping you get ready for your exciting life journey. Portsmouth’s commitment to the student experience has seen it achieve Gold in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Its record for graduate employment, and for boosting graduate’s salaries, is impressive. Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of science, technology, humanities, creative and cultural industries, business and law. All courses reflect the University’s commitment to your future career. There are many opportunities for work experience, placements and volunteering, plus an expert Careers and Employability Service. Strong student support is a major feature of Portsmouth.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away