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MEarthSci Geology with Planetary Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
MEarthSci
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
A minimum of 35 in total with at least 17 points at higher level which must include Maths or Physics to at least grade 5.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Data not available
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F6FM
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Learn about the formation of the solar system and how the Earth and other planets have evolved since their formation 4.5 billion years ago.

This degree course integrates the major subjects studied in a geology degree with aspects of physics and astronomy. It includes specialist study of comparative planetology, extraterrestrial materials, the formation of the elements and the origin of the solar system. Graduates can pursue careers in geology or undertake further study to become planetary science researchers.

In year 4 you will work and study alongside MSc, PhD students and our research scientists. The research skills and independence you develop during this year are highly valued by employers. 

Please visit our School website for more details

Open days

Part of the recruitment process involves an interview at one of our UCAS visit days. Please contact the school for more information.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

For further information on available scholarships please visit the School website

Contact details

Academic department
School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
Contact name
Michael Atherton
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 275 0776
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 306 9361
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/seaes
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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