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Geophysical Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This three-year BSc Geophysical Sciences programme works at the intersection of many sciences including Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy and Geography to help you understand the processes that shape planet Earth. Whereas most programmes focus on terrestrial geophysics, Southampton combines this with an expertise in marine geophysics. You will have the opportunity to choose options in particular areas of the subject, ranging from seafloor exploration to tides and waves within the oceans, or studying the evolving Earth, with further options available in maths, physics and archaeology.Your degree and lecturers will have strong links to industry. You could enjoy summer placements, one year industry placements and you will have the opportunity to undertake research work on real industry data in year three.Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this means that our teaching is of the highest quality and approved by an independent body of academics and experts.The University of Southampton is ranked 7th in the Russell Group for Satisfied with course. *Guardian best UK universities league table 2021, Earth and Marine Sciences subject area.Subject to revalidation.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 30 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 65%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    5

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