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

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Keele 82% 0% 15% £9250 £16000 105 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 73% 0% 15% £9250 £17000 109 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 0% 15% £9000 £16300 118 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Keele 89% 4% 15% £9250 £17000 107 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 64% 10% 15% £9250 £19500 187 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Keele 71% 0% 15% £9250 £17000 102 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 74% 0% 15% £9250 £17000 105 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 4% 15% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 4% 15% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 84% 4% 15% £2250 £12750 104 Manchester On campus Part-time
University of St Andrews 100% 0% 0% £9900 £24240 222 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 88% 3% 0% £9250 £25000 171 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University College London 75% 0% 5% £9250 £31200 151 London On campus Full-time
The University of York 89% 3% 5% £9250 £24000 155 York On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 0% 0% £9250 £25670 145 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 68% 5% 3% £9250 £25000 172 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of York 89% 3% 5% £9250 £24000 155 York On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 0% 0% £9250 £25670 145 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 69% 10% 8% £9250 £22500 133 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 0% 0% £9250 £25670 145 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 82% 4% 15% £9250 £22760 159 Southampton On campus Full-time
The University of York 89% 3% 5% £9250 £24000 155 York On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 83% 10% 5% £9250 £18300 114 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 91% 0% 0% £27750 £84080 213 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Hull 83% 5% 1% £9250 £17550 106 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 79% 2% 0% £9250 £24700 155 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 70% 5% 25% £9250 £23650 184 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 84% 10% 0% £9250 £22500 148 Brighton On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 71% 0% 15% £9250 £23200 150 Egham On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 89% 0% 0% £9000 £23450 153 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 89% 0% 2% £9250 £21400 168 Belfast On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 0% 0% £9000 £16300 98 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Keele 74% 0% 9% £9250 £17900 127 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 15% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 74% 0% 15% £9250 £17000 114 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 74% 0% 9% £9250 £14700 127 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 71% 0% 15% £9250 £14000 102 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 0% 20% £9000 £16300 83 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Durham University 82% 0% 15% - - 105 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Bath 85% 0% 3% - - 158 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Bath 85% 0% 3% - - 158 Bath On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 89% 0% 10% - - 166 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 84% 4% 15% - - 104 London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 85% 10% 16% - - 134 London On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 62% 0% 10% - - 98 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 62% 0% 10% - - 98 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 65% 20% 10% £9250 - 174 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 10% 16% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 86% 0% 1% £9250 - 204 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 77% 10% 25% £9250 - 100 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 20% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 20% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 79% 5% 8% £9250 - 137 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 76% 2% 5% - - 190 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 83% 5% 15% - - 165 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 77% 10% 25% £6000 - 100 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 175 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 88% 0% 0% - - 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 171 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 93% 4% 0% - - 121 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 88% 0% 0% - - 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 88% 0% 0% - - 146 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 88% 0% 0% - - 146 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 88% 0% 0% - - 146 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 92% 0% 5% - - 140 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 10% - - 121 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 93% 4% 0% - - 126 Leicester On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 85% 0% 15% - - 119 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 83% 5% 10% £9250 - 148 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 77% 10% 25% £6000 - 100 Preston On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 90% 4% 7% £9250 - 189 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 60% 0% 10% - - 94 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 85% 10% 16% £9250 - 134 London On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 72% 10% 15% £6000 - 106 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 84% 0% 1% £9250 - 185 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 72% 10% 15% £9250 - 106 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 87% 0% 5% - - 100 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 79% 0% 1% £9250 - 189 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 92% 0% 5% - - 140 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Kent 91% 5% 5% - - 145 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 75% 0% 10% - - 103 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Bath 90% 4% 0% - - 137 Bath On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
1280 students of Space Science in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree 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 £26545 £28098 £30546
25-75 percentile range £21182 - £32727 £18333 - £38549 £19723 - £43646

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.

Required skill level of job after 15 months

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

Example below based on all graduates of Space 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 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 following degrees are offered for Space Science studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Physics - MPhys
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master in Physics (Honours) - MPhys (Hons)
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc

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

Astrophysics at University of St Andrews received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 8 respondents.