Geology with Planetary Science (4 years) [MEarthSci]

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UCAS course code: F6FM

UCAS institution code: M20

Degree awarded: MEarthSci

Duration: 4 years

Number of places/applicants: Data not available

Typical A level offer: Grades AAB.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 34 points in total (6,6,5 at HL including maths or physics)

Contact email: ug-earth-sci@manchester.ac.uk

Contact telephone: +44 (0) 161 275 0776

How to apply: Apply through UCAS .

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.

In year 4 you will work and study alongside MSc, PhD students and our research scientists. The research skills and independence you develop during this year are highly valued by employers. 

Please visit 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.

Fees

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 student finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships: For further information on available scholarships please visit the School website

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