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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you are looking for a professional career in geophysics or quantitative Earth science, this degree is for you. Your four-year MSci Geophysics degree will equip you with a broad knowledge of contemporary geophysics and a range of geophysical, geological and mathematical skills, including field skills and computer programming. This broad course is one of only a few in the UK that combines terrestrial and marine geophysics. You can shape the course to your personal interests or career plans by choosing options that explore subjects like:current and past climate changetides and waveshydrocarbon explorationour unique seafloor surveying moduleIn your final-year you will get the opportunity to work alongside one of the University's cutting edge research groups completing an extensive research project in a specialised area of geophysics.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 revalidation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    14th

  • 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

    11th out of 30 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 65%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    5

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