Space Science Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Physics with Astrophysics (with a year abroad) MPhys The University of York - 5% 9% £9250 £28800 170 York On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Hull 94% 10% 5% £9250 £9250 £18300 £19500 116 Hull On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Bristol - 10% 5% £9250 £29300 213 Bristol On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (with a year in Industry) MPhys (Hons) The University of York 83% 5% 9% £9250 £28800 170 York On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics with an Industrial Placement Year MPhys The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 5% £9250 £29110 166 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics Msci (Hons) University of Bristol - 4% 15% £9250 £29300 200 Bristol On campus Full-time
Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology MPhys (Hons) University of Portsmouth 92% 5% 0% £9250 £20200 125 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Dundee 66% 0% 15% £9250 £20900 162 Dundee On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Sussex 73% 5% 5% £9250 £25000 134 Brighton On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys University of Exeter 85% 0% 5% £9250 £29700 194 Exeter On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys The University of York 92% 0% 0% £9250 £28800 148 York On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 80% 5% 20% £9250 £26500 166 Egham On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Cardiff University 83% 0% 0% £9000 £25450 £28200 166 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 72% 0% 3% £9250 £25300 159 Belfast On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys Cardiff University 83% 0% 0% £9000 £25450 £28200 142 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 72% 0% 0% £9000 £18830 107 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Astrophysics Msci (Hons) University College London 77% 10% 0% £9250 £35000 206 London On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys Aberystwyth University 72% 5% 0% £9000 £18830 107 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University College London 77% 10% 0% £9250 £35000 192 London On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys The University of Edinburgh 79% 0% 0% £9250 £34800 211 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Space Science and Robotics BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 72% 5% 10% £9000 £18830 121 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Queen's University of Belfast - 0% 5% £9250 £25300 160 Belfast On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics MPhys The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 0% £9250 £29110 148 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (with a year abroad) BSc (Hons) The University of York - 5% 9% £9250 £28800 170 York On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 5% £9250 £29110 167 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Physics with Theoretical Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 79% 4% 0% £9250 £28600 167 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of York 83% 5% 10% £9250 £28800 160 York On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of St Andrews 89% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 225 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys University of Sussex 73% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 134 Brighton On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys University of Hull 94% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £18300 £19500 116 Hull On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Exeter 86% 10% 0% £9250 £29700 170 Exeter On campus Full-time
Astrophysics (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 72% 5% 15% £9000 £18830 96 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Dundee 70% 5% 0% £9250 £19600 165 Dundee On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics with an Industrial Placement Year BSc (Hons) The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 5% £9250 £29110 166 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys (Hons) University of St Andrews 90% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 215 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth 82% 0% 5% £9250 £20200 123 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 33% 5% 0% £9250 £34800 227 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys University of Sussex 79% 5% 5% £9250 £25000 149 Brighton On campus Full-time
Astrophysics Msci (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 80% 5% 15% £9250 £26500 160 Egham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (with a year in Industry) BSc (Hons) The University of York 83% 5% 10% £9250 £28800 159 York On campus Full-time
Physics with Space Science MPhys University of Southampton 77% 6% 0% £9250 £27400 175 Southampton On campus Full-time
Physics with Space Science BSc (Hons) University of Leicester 93% 0% 4% £9250 - 159 Leicester On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys (Hons) University of Leicester 93% 5% 0% £9250 - 150 Leicester On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 20% £9250 - 100 Preston On campus Full-time
Astrophysics (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 93% 0% 15% £9250 - 102 Preston On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 93% 0% 15% £9250 - 102 Preston On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of Warwick 86% 7% 15% £9250 - 186 Coventry On campus Full-time
Astrophysics with Space Science BSc (Hons) University of Hertfordshire 74% 20% 10% £9250 - 107 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology Msci (Hons) King's College London 63% 5% 0% £9250 - 149 London On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys The University of Warwick 86% 7% 5% £9250 - 175 Coventry On campus Full-time
Astrophysics with Year Abroad BSc (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 64% 10% 18% £9250 - 132 London On campus Full-time
Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 64% 10% 10% £9250 - 130 London On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 20% £9250 - 113 Preston On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Birmingham 84% 7% 3% £9250 - 191 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys (Foundation Entry) MPhys University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 20% £9250 - 100 Preston On campus Full-time
Astrophysics with Year Abroad MSci (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 64% 10% 18% £9250 - 132 London On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 20% £9250 - 113 Preston On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (Foundation Entry) MPhys University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 15% £9250 - 113 Preston On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Birmingham 84% 7% 3% £9250 - 192 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys University of Central Lancashire 93% 5% 15% £9250 - 113 Preston On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys University of Hertfordshire 75% 15% 5% £9250 - 121 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Physics with Space Science MPhys (Hons) University of Leicester 93% 5% 0% £9250 - 146 Leicester On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Leicester 93% 0% 10% £9250 - 132 Leicester On campus Full-time
Physics and Astrophysics Msci (Hons) University of Birmingham 71% 10% 0% £9250 - 180 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology BSc (Hons) King's College London 63% 5% 25% £9250 - 170 London On campus Full-time
Astrophysics Msci (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 64% 10% 18% £9250 - 132 London On campus Full-time
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 68% 0% 10% - - 155 Guildford On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Kent 79% 5% 0% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Glasgow 78% 10% 0% - - 227 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics (MPhys 4 years) MPhys University of Kent 79% 10% 10% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Lancaster University 95% 4% 6% - - 178 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics with a year Abroad (MPhys 4 years) MPhys University of Kent 79% 10% 0% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Newcastle University 51% 0% 5% - - 157 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics with a Professional Placement BSc (Hons) University of Kent 79% 10% 10% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys The University of Manchester 85% 0% 5% - - 201 Manchester On campus Full-time
Astrophysics and Chemistry BSc (Hons) University of Keele 87% 0% 5% - - 117 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys University of Leeds 93% 5% 5% - - 163 Leeds On campus Full-time
Astrophysics and Mathematics BSc (Hons) University of Keele 87% 0% 5% - - 123 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 80% 3% 5% - - 199 Manchester On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Keele 85% 10% 10% - - 112 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Astrophysics and Computer Science BSc (Hons) University of Keele 87% 0% 5% - - 119 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Lancaster University 95% 4% 6% - - 178 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics with a Professional Placement BSc (Hons) University of Kent 79% 10% 10% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 68% 0% 10% - - 155 Guildford On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Keele 96% 10% 10% - - 83 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 82% 10% 20% - - 117 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Leeds 55% 0% 5% - - 157 Leeds On campus Full-time
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics MPhys University of Surrey 68% 0% 10% - - 180 Guildford On campus Full-time
Astrophysics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Keele 87% 0% 5% - - 126 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 68% 0% 1% - - 139 Guildford On campus Full-time
Astrophysics MPhys University of Liverpool 75% 0% 0% - - 162 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics BSc (Hons) University of Kent 79% 10% 0% - - 125 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 82% 10% 25% - - 108 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics (4 years) MPhys University of Kent 79% 10% 10% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons) Newcastle University 51% 0% 0% - - 168 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 68% 0% 1% - - 139 Guildford On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics with a Year Abroad (4 years) MPhys University of Kent 79% 10% 10% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Physics with Astrophysics Msci (Hons) University of Glasgow 82% 0% 5% - - 228 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Scientific Computing and Data Analysis (Astrophysics) MSc Durham University - - - £13500 £30900 - Durham On campus Full-time
Physics with Space Sciences MPhys University of Hertfordshire - - - £9250 - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
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Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Space Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £28084 £32418
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £31500 £18188 - £37948 £21337 - £45571

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24652 £22500 £24000
25-75 percentile range £20978 - £26870 £15000 - £25000 £14500 - £31000

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Space 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.

Current jobs

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

Jobs of graduates of Space Science (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Space Science at University of Liverpool

25% Natural and social science professionals
15% Health associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Skilled trades occupations
5% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Therapy professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Space Science

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FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Space Science was £27000 15 months after graduation, £28084 3 years after graduation and £32418 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Space Science studies:
  • Master of Physics - MPhys
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master in Physics (Honours) - MPhys (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master in Science (Honours) - MSci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc