Planetary Science with Astronomy BSc (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE F590
This is a very exciting time for planetary science, with new data being returned by spacecraft from planets within our own solar system and thousands of planets now being discovered orbiting other stars. There is also growing scientific interest in the likelihood of life elsewhere in the universe.With our BSc Planetary Science with Astronomy you will learn more about all of this and develop your knowledge of the solar system and its wider astronomical context. You will study subjects ranging ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | OCT-22

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116th / 131

Start date and duration

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OCT-22
Full Time
3 Years

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09 Feb 18

Planetary Science with Astronomy BSc (Hons)

Lectures are great, have module trips and lecturers are always there to...

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Birkbeck, University of London
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Established in 1823, Birkbeck, University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution, well known for being London’s premier evening university. Most classes take place between 6pm and 9pm, and it is this unique timetable of evening scheduling that makes Birkbeck stand out from the crowd. Birkbeck students have the freedom and flexibility to use their daytimes however they like – a benefit that has become the university’s trademark. Evening study means not having to make the choice between getting a job or going to university. The resulting demographic sees an increasing number of school leavers and college students choosing to study here. Students can use daylight hours to work, take an internship role or gain relevant work experience, all of which helps candidates stand out in an increasingly competitive graduate job market.

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Birkbeck, University of London

Malet Street London
Camden
WC1E 7HX United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Goodge Street  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Euston   0.5 miles away

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