Planetary Science with Astronomy (BSc) Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Physics and AstronomyMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Physics and Astronomy

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

This is a very exciting time for planetary science, with new data being returned by spacecraft from the Moon, Mars, Venus and Saturn, with forthcoming missions to Jupiter, Pluto, several asteroids and a comet, and with planets now being discovered orbiting other stars. There is also considerable scientific interest in the likelihood of life elsewhere in the universe. On this course students will learn more about all of this and develop their knowledge of the solar system and its astronomical context. Graduates can pursue careers in the oil, mineral and groundwater industries, education or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming an astronomer, research scientist, higher education lecturer or minerals surveyor.

Program overview

Main Subject

Physics and Astronomy

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

This is a very exciting time for planetary science, with new data being returned by spacecraft from the Moon, Mars, Venus and Saturn, with forthcoming missions to Jupiter, Pluto, several asteroids and a comet, and with planets now being discovered orbiting other stars. There is also considerable scientific interest in the likelihood of life elsewhere in the universe. On this course students will learn more about all of this and develop their knowledge of the solar system and its astronomical context. Graduates can pursue careers in the oil, mineral and groundwater industries, education or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming an astronomer, research scientist, higher education lecturer or minerals surveyor.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
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96+
1200+
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Jan-2000

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