Physics with Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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( 4.1) 1080 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F3F6
This programme brings two hugely popular subjects together to help develop in-demand Geophysicists. Geology is the study of the Earth and how it works: its minerals, rocks, their structure and interactions above and below Earths surface. It is also concerned with unraveling Earth history, including the history of life, and predicting future geologic events. Geophysics applies mathematics, the principles of physics, and modeling to study the Earth’s interior and investigates the Earth’s ... 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 2020
29th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
12th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
26th

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 - 92 = 8% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Physics

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
Details

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 Domestic
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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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£19,700 per year
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International Fees
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How Geology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 23 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 48%
3 star 22%
2 star 8%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,080 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 56%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CompUniGuide ranking
29th
Student rating
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( 4.1)
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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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