Volcanology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Keele 76% 10% 0% £9250 £17000 116 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 76% 10% 0% £4625 £4625 116 London On campus Part-time
University of Bristol 76% 10% 0% £5350 - 116 Bristol On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 76% 10% 0% - - 116 Lancaster On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Volcanology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £24496 £28785
25-75 percentile range £19969 - £26572 £19181 - £30313 £22339 - £36076

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22767 £25060 £29728
25-75 percentile range £19569 - £25841 £20394 - £30361 £23830 - £36891

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Volcanology

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 Volcanology 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

Jobs of graduates of Volcanology (15 months after graduation)

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

45% Natural and social science professionals
15% Finance Professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Engineering professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Volcanology

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The median salary of graduates of Volcanology was £23000 15 months after graduation, £24496 3 years after graduation and £28785 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Volcanology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Master of Science - MSc

Geology (Volcanology) - BSc (Hons) at University of Keele received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 76 out of 100 among 20 respondents.