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Newcastle University

Earth Science with Year in Industry

UCAS Code: F646

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B-A,B,B

Including two from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Biology or similar science-based A level, but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required if not offered at A or AS level.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15,P:0

A unit in mathematical studies or quantitative methods is essential. Science, IT, Engineering and geographical or environmental-related units are desirable.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects

D3,D3,M2-D2,M2,M2

Including two from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Geography or Biology (or similar). GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required if not offered at A or AS level.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35-33

Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H1,H1,H1,H2,H3-H2,H2,H3,H3,H3


To include a minimum of Grade H3 in Maths.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDD

In an appropriate discipline, to include Distinctions in Mathematics units.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B,B-A,A,B,B,B


Including two from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Geography or Biology (or similar). Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted

UCAS Tariff

128-153

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Sandwich | 2018

Subject

Earth sciences

Earth science covers everything from the formation of rocks and minerals to the impact of human activity on the sustainability of resources. If you are interested in the processes that have shaped the structure and development of the Earth, this four-year BSc degree with a year in industry is for you.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£21,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Newcastle)

Department:

School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (Agriculture)

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Physical sciences

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

72%
UK students
28%
International students
67%
Male students
33%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
5%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C
398

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Earth sciences

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£23,000
high
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
43%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

29%
Natural and social science professionals
11%
Science, engineering and production technicians
7%
Business, research and administrative professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Physical sciences

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£25k

£25k

£26k

£26k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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