Study and research 

There are many opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study and research within the Centre for Planetary Sciences and associated departments at UCL and Birkbeck.

Information for postgraduate study and research


Masters programmes 

In conjunction with the Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck, UCL offers an MSc in Planetary Science course:

UCL MSc courses are also available in Space Science, Astrophysics, and Space Technology and Satellite Communications:

Planetary Science PhD positions

We welcome applications for external research fellowships in the planetary sciences and related fields. These can be held at the main UCL campus in Bloomsbury, or at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory in Surrey. If you have an interest in applying, please contact us as early as possible.

Potential funding schemes include:


Information for prospective undergraduate students


BSc and MSci courses

UCL offers BSc and MSci Earth Sciences (Planetary) and Astrophysics courses:

Birkbeck offers a BSc in Planetary Science with Astronomy course, and a Certificate in Planetary Geology:

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