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Undergraduate courses in GeologyRSS FeedAtom Feed

Geology BSc (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

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Earth sciences is the scientific study of our planet’s evolution – understanding how it has been shaped over billions of years and what it will be like in the future. It truly is a global science.

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Geology with an International Year MSci (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

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From unravelling the disappearance of the dinosaurs to finding acceptable ways to dispose of nuclear waste, this programme will give you a broad-based knowledge of earth sciences.

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Environmental Geology BSc (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

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This programme explores the interactions between the Earth, people and ecosystems, and among the issues you’ll study are pollution of water resources, natural hazards such as volcanic eruptions and how to [more...]

Environmental Geology with an International Year MSci (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Register for one of our Undergraduate Open Days - Sep 12 & Oct 17

This programme explores the interactions between the Earth, people and ecosystems, and among the issues you’ll study are pollution of water resources, natural hazards such as volcanic eruptions and how to [more...]

Palaeobiology and Palaeoenvironments BSc (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

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Studying this degree course will give you a rigorous training in Earth Sciences, with a particular emphasis on palaeobiology, the study of ancient life. The biology aspect of the programme will enhance your [more...]

Geology and Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

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How does human interference in our environment compare with natural changes? How is the movement of continental plates reflected in the landscape around us? If these are questions that you might ask, then this [more...]

 

Postgraduate courses (taught MSc and research MPhil/PhD)RSS FeedAtom Feed

Hydrogeology MSc

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time

A comprehensive training in the theory and practice of groundwater science and engineering, providing an excellent basis for careers in scientific, engineering and environmental consultancies, water companies, major industries, research, and government scientific and regulatory [more...]

Applied and Petroleum Micropalaeontology MSc

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time

Although primarily aimed at earth science graduates who wish to gain expertise in Micropalaeontology and Petroleum Geoscience, the course has the flexibility to engage with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and would also suit those with experience in related [more...]

Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management MSc/PG Diploma

  • Postgraduate
  • Taught
  • Full time, part time

This masters degree course is for students with science-based backgrounds, such as undergraduate degrees in Geosciences, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, who are interested in a career in the Nuclear industry. It covers a wide range of the skills required to work in [more...]

Earth Sciences PhD/MPhil

  • Postgraduate
  • Distance learning, doctoral research
  • Full time, part time

We undertake research across a wide range of the earth sciences and are always pleased to discuss individual research proposals from students. Our research groups focus on the following themes: hydrogeology; palaeobiology and palaeoenvironments; palaeoclimatology and subsurface [more...]

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