Geophysics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Imperial College of Science 100% 5% 0% £9250 £35100 182 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 100% 5% 0% £9250 £35100 182 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 10% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 153 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 85% 5% 5% £9250 £24700 147 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 3% 10% £9250 £21580 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 10% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 153 Norwich On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University College London 81% 0% 0% £9250 £31200 159 London On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 0% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Durham University 85% 0% 0% £9250 £28500 158 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 85% 5% 5% £9250 £24700 147 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 10% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 153 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% - - 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 88% 2% 0% - - 171 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 95% 2% 5% - - 150 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 0% 5% £9000 - 112 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 83% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 3% 10% - - 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 88% 2% 0% - - 162 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
92 /100
5151 students of Geophysics in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Geophysics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22593 £22910 £26699
25-75 percentile range £19101 - £26635 £17239 - £29571 £20463 - £33631

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22267 £24414 £28299
25-75 percentile range £18977 - £25935 £18600 - £29791 £21771 - £34096

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Geophysics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Geophysics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Geophysics

  • Government Agencies
  • Industrial Corporation

Specialisations within Geophysics

  • Remote Sensing
  • Seismology
  • Atmospheric Studies
  • Oceanography
  • Sedimentology
  • Mineral Physics
  • Space Physics
  • Deep Crust Studies
  • Mantle Studies
  • Geochemistry
  • Hydrogeology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Geophysics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Geophysics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Geophysics at Imperial College of Science

25% Natural and social science professionals
20% Information Technology Professionals
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
20% Engineering professionals
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Protective service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Geophysics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Geophysics studies:
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Earth Physics - MEarthPhys
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Geophysics - MGeophys
  • Master of Earth Sciences - MESci

The median salary of graduates of Geophysics was £22593 15 months after graduation, £22910 3 years after graduation and £26699 5 years after graduation.

Geophysics with a Year Abroad at Imperial College of Science received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 8 respondents.