Undergraduate courses for entry in 2021

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  • In the top ten Earth Science degree programmes in the UK

    QS World University Rankings, 2019

  • Extensive field and practical training in every year of study, with UK and overseas field courses

  • Tailor your degree to specific interests by choosing from our specialist pathways

Why study Earth and Planetary Science at Manchester?

Are you interested in a holistic understanding of Earth systems in order to learn from the past, comprehend the present and influence the future? 

On our course you’ll learn to read the 4.5 billion-year record of the Earth, including the formation of our solar system, the evolution of living systems and changing environmental conditions, while also studying the sustainable
development of Earth’s energy and resources. And on your doorstep will be some of the UK’s wildest settings – ideal for outdoor learning and hands-on practical experience.