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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Learn about the physics that underpins the history, structure and dynamics of Earth systems, and how these relate to exploration for natural resources and environmental monitoring.Explore the inaccessible parts of Earth’s interior through a range of geophysical techniques and become immersed in hands-on science from the start.Learn with experts whose research feeds directly into your studies at the cutting edge of scientific developments. Recent options have included Global Seismology, Near Surface Geophysics Fieldwork and Physical Volcanology. By your final year you’ll be conducting your own independent research and exploring the questions that matter most to you.Field trips are a huge part of why our community is so tight knit, and you’ll to get to know your course mates whilst honing your practical skills. You will gain plenty of hands-on experience, with over 40 days of fieldwork both in the UK and overseas, the cost of which is included in your tuition fee.The skills developed throughout your studies are highly valued by employers, from scientific and technical skills including coding, modelling, lab skills and data analysis, to transferable skills such as communication, creativity and resilience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : ABC - AAB

Standard offer: AAB including A in Mathematics and B in PhysicsContextual offer: ABC including A in Mathematics and B in PhysicsPlease visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 30 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 67%

    13th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    9th

    5

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