Entry requirements

You will need a UK 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in a natural science or related discipline.

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a natural science or related discipline.

We expect candidates to be highly numerate, with good results in quantitative subjects; and to be familiar with university-level concepts in at least two of the following subjects: physics (including geophysics, astrophysics, or biophysics), biology (including astrobiology, microbiology, molecular biology, palaeontology or evolution), chemistry (including geochemistry or biochemistry), planetary/geoscience, and astronomy.

Your personal statement should discuss why you are interested in the programme and outline any previous experience with science subjects outside the main focus of your undergraduate programme (such as minors or research experience).

Students from China

This degree is Band C.

Postgraduate entry requirements for students from China

International students

Guidance on academic entry requirements can be found on the postgraduate entry webpages:

Entry requirement guidance by country

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you must be able to meet the minimum standards that are set out by the College and recommended by the University.

English language requirements