MEarthSci Earth and Planetary Sciences / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- MEarthSci with Honours
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA which should include at least one science subject. If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also achieve a Pass in this component.
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB which should include at least one science subject. If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also achieve a Pass in this component.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects. The course specific requirements are that one of the Higher Level subjets must be a Science subject.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at HL as the course specific requirement of one HL science subject.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
The integrated masters in Earth and Planetary Sciences (MEarthSci) is a 4 year degree which offers you the flexibility to tailor your interest in one of six areas: Geology, Geochemistry, Geology and Physical Geography, Planetary Science, Palaeobiology or Energy and Resources. The degree includes extensive field and practical training, with UK and overseas field courses in every year of study
Undergraduate Open Days - 28 September and 12 October 2019
During the Undergraduate Open Day the department will provide a subject specific overview of Earth and Planetary Science and Environmental Science at Manchester. Talks will take place in The Williamson Building which is located at number 52 on the campus map and will last approximately 1 hour (including a Q & A session at the end).
In addition to the subject specific talks there will also be a range of activities taking place in the department between 10 am and 3pm. During this time prospective applicants will have an opportunity to meet current staff and students to discuss the courses offered in more detail.
Applicants to Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Sciences degrees will have a further opportunity to visit the department on a Visit Day .
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2020 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £24,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
- Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Contact name
- Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
- +44(0)161 275 0776
- +44(0)161 306 9361
- School/Faculty overview
Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality. Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .
Courses in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.
- Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Biological Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Physics and Astronomy
- Physical Geography
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