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Geophysics & Geology MSci (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Master in Science (with Honours) – MSci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Your MSci Geophysics and Geology course will give you broad knowledge of contemporary geophysics and a range of geophysical, geological and mathematical skills, including excellent field skills and computer programming. You will gain an in-depth understanding of geological processes that have shaped the Earth over the past four billion years, and how physical principles can be applied to study processes operating in, on and around our planet.If you are looking for a professional career in geophysics or quantitative Earth science, this is the programme for you. This degree will equip you skills you can transfer readily into the world of work, and our students have been very successful in finding summer placements and subsequent employment in the geophysical industry. As an alternative to, or alongside, traditional solid Earth geophysics, you can study topics such as controls on climate, or how we can study processes within coastal zones.All of our geoscience degree courses are accredited by The Geological Society of London, meaning our teaching is of the highest quality and has been approved by an independent body of academics and industrialists. The University of Southampton is ranked 7th in the Russell Group for Satisfied With Course. * Guardian best UK universities league table 2021, 15 out of 24 Russell Group Universities, Earth and Marine Sciences subject area.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,760per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • 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 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 29 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    11th

    7

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