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BA (Hons) Natural Sciences

University of Cambridge

1 Location : University of Cambridge

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

Sorry, there is no data available for this course.

This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

98% of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

Data for entrants in 2020-21

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

605 students.

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

Read more about professional accreditation

Accredited by the Geological Society for the purpose of partially meeting the experience requirement for Chartered Geologist. Find out more

Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Find out more

Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Find out more

Accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for the purpose of fully meeting the educational requirement for Chartered Physicist. Find out more

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem). Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Biosciences courses

The data displayed is from students on courses in Biosciences.

This includes data from all courses in this subject at the same university or college. There was not enough data to publish more specific information – either because the course is new, or there are too few students. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

For graduates from University of Cambridge

After 15 months

£33,000

Typical range: £28,000 - £40,000

Data from

20 people

(55% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£34,500

Typical range: £27,000 - £47,500

Data from

125 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£39,000

Typical range: £30,500 - £56,500

Data from

155 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

View for all full-time Biosciences graduates in:

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After 15 months

£24,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £28,000

Data from

6565 people.

100% of UK-resident Biosciences graduates from University of Cambridge are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£22,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £17,500 - £28,000

Data from

11490 people.

97% of UK-resident Biosciences graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£27,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £21,000 - £35,500

Data from

12910 people.

97% of UK-resident Biosciences graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

Average earnings for all full-time Physical sciences courses

The data displayed is from students on courses in Physical sciences.

This includes data from all courses in this subject at the same university or college. There was not enough data to publish more specific information – either because the course is new, or there are too few students. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

For graduates from University of Cambridge

After 15 months

£33,000

Typical range: £28,000 - £40,000

Data from

40 people

(55% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£34,500

Typical range: £27,000 - £47,500

Data from

125 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£39,000

Typical range: £30,500 - £56,500

Data from

155 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

View for all full-time Physical sciences graduates in:

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After 15 months

£27,000

Typical range: £23,000 - £31,500

Data from

7465 people.

100% of UK-resident Physical sciences graduates from University of Cambridge are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£26,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £20,500 - £33,000

Data from

9250 people.

97% of UK-resident Physical sciences graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£31,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £24,500 - £40,500

Data from

10435 people.

97% of UK-resident Physical sciences graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

Average earnings for all full-time Engineering and technology courses

The data displayed is from students on courses in Engineering and technology.

This includes data from all courses in this subject at the same university or college. There was not enough data to publish more specific information – either because the course is new, or there are too few students. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

For graduates from University of Cambridge

After 15 months

£34,500

Typical range: £30,000 - £40,000

Data from

110 people

(59% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£40,000

Typical range: £33,000 - £52,000

Data from

360 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£48,000

Typical range: £38,000 - £65,000

Data from

355 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

View for all full-time Engineering and technology graduates in:

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After 15 months

£29,000

Typical range: £26,000 - £32,500

Data from

16350 people.

95% of UK-resident Engineering and technology graduates from University of Cambridge are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£30,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £23,500 - £36,500

Data from

18630 people.

94% of UK-resident Engineering and technology graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£35,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £27,000 - £43,500

Data from

18955 people.

95% of UK-resident Engineering and technology graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

Average earnings for all full-time Geography, earth and environmental studies courses

The data displayed is from students on courses in Geography, earth and environmental studies.

This includes data from all courses in this subject at the same university or college. There was not enough data to publish more specific information – either because the course is new, or there are too few students. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

For graduates from University of Cambridge

After 15 months

£31,000

Typical range: £27,000 - £36,000

Data from

40 people

(60% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£34,500

Typical range: £27,500 - £42,500

Data from

115 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£41,500

Typical range: £33,000 - £56,000

Data from

120 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

View for all full-time Geography, earth and environmental studies graduates in:

Busy...

After 15 months

£25,000

Typical range: £22,000 - £28,500

Data from

6060 people.

100% of UK-resident Geography, earth and environmental studies graduates from University of Cambridge are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£25,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £20,500 - £30,500

Data from

10370 people.

95% of UK-resident Geography, earth and environmental studies graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£30,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £24,000 - £38,500

Data from

10965 people.

97% of UK-resident Geography, earth and environmental studies graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

93% of the students go on to work and / or study

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

250 students (57% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

140 students (57% of those who were asked).

86% In highly skilled work

  • 16% Natural and social science professionals
  • 14% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
  • 14% Information Technology Professionals
  • 9% Teaching Professionals
  • 8% Business and public service associate professionals
  • 7% Finance Professionals
  • Less than 5% Engineering professionals
  • Less than 5% Legal professionals
  • Less than 5% Conservation and environment professionals
  • Less than 5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

7% In other work

7% In unknown work

  • Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

80% of graduates find their current work meaningful

    • Source: Graduate Outcomes survey
    • Data for students graduating 2020-21
    • Data from

      110 students (57% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Data from

110 students (57% of those who were asked)

59% Usefulness

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

80% Meaningfulness

My current work is meaningful.

83% Future

My current work fits with my future plans.

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