Geophysics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Geophysics BSc (Hons)

Do you:

* have a curiosity about how our planet works?

* want to help solve some of the biggest global challenges facing our planet?

Then geophysics may be for you.

Join us as we explore the amazing planet Earth, from its hot core to its crust, oceans, atmosphere, and everything in between.

**What is geophysics?**

Geophysics is about understanding the complex interactions between Earths systems. We explore everything from liquid metal in the Earths core to moving continents on the Earth surface. We study the compos...

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Course Information

Study Mode



4 Years

Start Date



Central area campus

Course Address
George Square
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level



Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at A and Physics at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

Scottish Higher


ABBB by end of S5 or AAAB by end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6. Required subjects: Highers: Mathematics at A and Physics at B. Higher Applications of Mathematics is not accepted in place of Higher Mathematics. National 5s: English at C.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme



34 points with 655 at HL - 32 points with 655 at HL. Required subjects: HL: Mathematics (Analysis and approaches only) at 6 and Physics at 5. SL: English at 5.

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Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £34,800

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