Planetary Science Bachelors & Masters in London

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
Birkbeck, University of London - - 5% £9250 £14560 - London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - 10% £2270 £3305 - London On campus Part-time
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11 Planetary Science Courses in the UK.
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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.

Specialisations within Planetary Science

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

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in Planetary Science

  • Mathematical skills
  • Determination
  • Hard- working personality
  • Logical reasoning skills

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

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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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.