Planetary Science

Module code: GL3073

Module co-ordinator: Dr Stewart Fishwick

This module considers the formation of the solar system and the internal structure, physical properties, and major thermodynamic processes of its planets, including Earth. You will explore how planetary geology can be determined by remote sensing methods and consider the implications of the discovery of exoplanets.


  • This module is taught through weekly lectures and seminars.


  • Exam
  • Oral presentation