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BSc Geology with Planetary Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades ABB.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

33 points in total with at least 16 points at higher level which must include Maths or Physics to at least grade 5 (higher level)

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
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How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
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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.

Please vist 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. 


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.


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
+44 (0) 161 275 0776
+44 (0)161 306 9361
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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