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Diploma Planetary Science

 Course Level
Certificate / Diploma
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
23020 USD
National
9020 USD
EU
9020 USD

Application fee

International 75 USD
National 75 USD
EU 75 USD
Department
Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

Students develop insights into the techniques used in current projects, and gain in-depth experience of a particular specialised research area, through project work, as a member of a research team. The programme provides the professional skills necessary to play a meaningful role in industrial or academic life.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of a choice of three core modules (45 credits), three optional modules (45 credits), a research essay (30 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits).

A Postgraduate Diploma, of three core modules (45 credits), three optional modules (45 credits) and a research essay (30 credits); full-time nine months is offered.

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Eligibility Criteria

Entry Requirement

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in physiotherapy; or an approved diploma in physiotherapy together with evidence of appropriate clinical work and/or teaching experience and a commitment to continuing professional development. One or two years’ post-qualification neurological clinical experience is preferred and UK state registration is desirable.

English Language Requirements

All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which they have applied.

This requirement is specified in order to ensure that the academic progress of students is not hindered by language difficulties and that students are able to integrate socially while studying at UCL and living in the UK.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard 

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Deep Earth and Planetary Modelling
  • Earth and Planetary Materials
  • Planetary Atmospheres
  • Space Plasma and Magnetospheric Physics
  • Remote Sensing and Planetary Surfaces
  • Physics of Exoplanets

Please note: students choose three of the above.
Options

  • Any remaining core module
  • Earth and Planetary System Science
  • Melting and Volcanism
  • Solar Physics
  • Astronomical Spectroscopy
  • Physics of the Earth
  • Space Medicine and Extreme Environment Physiology
  • Comets, Asteroids and Meteorites
  • Advanced Topics in Planetary Science

Dissertation/report
All students submit a critical research essay and MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a substantial dissertation and oral presentation.

Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, practical classes, computer-based teaching, fieldwork, and tutorials. Student performance is assessed through coursework and written examination. The research project is assessed by literature survey, oral presentation and the dissertation.

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How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

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