BSc/MEarthSci Earth and Planetary Sciences with an Integrated Foundation Year / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
BSc/MEarthSci
Duration
1 (as part of 4/5 yr integrated degree programme)
Typical A-level offer

Students are accepted from a range of academic backgrounds. Each application is considered on its individual merits.

Typical contextual A-level offer
This course does not participate in the contextual offer scheme.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32 points overall, including 5,5,5 from three subjects at Higher Level. Must include one from Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and Mathematics at Standard Level if not studying at Higher Level.

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 SL or HL.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F011
UCAS institution code
M20

Course overview

On the Earth and Planetary Sciences with an Integrated Foundation Year you are an undergraduate at The University of Manchester. The course is taught at The University, by academics from The University. Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria for your chosen degree, completion of the Integrated Foundation Year guarantees you a place on first year of your chosen degree.

Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be TBA. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Foundation Year Bursary  is available to UK students who are registered on an undergraduate foundation year here and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance.

Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our  International country profiles .

The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability, therefore, we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships please visit our  undergraduate student finance pages  and the Department funding pages that you intend to progress to after successfully completing the Foundation Year.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 543 4021
Email
Website
https://www.ees.manchester.ac.uk/
School/Faculty overview

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