Planetary Science Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Imperial College of Science 94% 5% 8% £9250 £35100 171 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 94% 5% 8% £9250 £35100 171 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 25% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 25% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 25% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 25% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 25% - - 134 Manchester On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - 5% £9250 £14560 - London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen - - 10% - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester - - 10% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - 10% £2270 £3305 - London On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Planetary Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26545 £28098 £30546
25-75 percentile range £21182 - £32727 £18333 - £38549 £19723 - £43646

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Planetary Science

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.

Typical employers for graduates of Planetary Science

  • Universities
  • Publicly- funded Organisations

Specialisations within Planetary Science

  • Space Mission Planning and Control
  • Astrobiology
  • Geology
  • Oceanography
  • Engineering

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Planetary Science 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 Planetary Science (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Planetary Science at University of Kent

15% Elementary occupations
10% Information Technology Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Planetary Science in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Planetary Science

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Planetary Science studies:
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Earth Sciences - MEarthSci
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Graduate Certificate - GradCert

The median salary of graduates of Planetary Science was £26545 15 months after graduation, £28098 3 years after graduation and £30546 5 years after graduation.

Earth and Planetary Science at Imperial College of Science received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 94 out of 100 among 41 respondents.