UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course offers a wide programme of study related to the physics of planetary and space environments, including planetary interiors, atmospheres and magnetospheres; the impact of the space environment on human physiology; and research project work which provides potential opportunity to work with established planetary researchers at UCL, some of whom are involved in active or planned space missions.

Course Modules

Core modules (3 from): Deep Earth and planetary modelling; Earth and planetary materials; planetary atmospheres; solar physics; space plasma and magnetospheric physics. Options: Any remaining core module; Earth and planetary system science; melting and volcanism; astronomical spectroscopy; physics of the Earth; space medicine and extreme environment physiology.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with substantial physics content, from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip