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BSc Geology with Planetary Science
Learn about the formation of the solar system and how the Earth and other planets have evolved since their formation

BSc Geology with Planetary Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

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

33 points in total (6,5,5 at HL including maths or physics)

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
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How to apply
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Course overview

  • A unique opportunity to combine the study of geology with the latest ideas from astronomy and other disciplines.
  • Learn how, when and where our solar system formed, and how the planets and other bodies in it have evolved.
  • The course overall is approximately two-thirds geology and one-third specialist material.
  • Develop enhanced numerical and analytical skills.
  • Undertake a planetary science research project
  • 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 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 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 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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