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BSc Environmental Geology

This 3-year programme covers all aspects of geology but investigates in more detail the those geological processes which may have a detrimental effect on our environment (e.g. volcanoes, earthquakes) and the effect of humans on the natural environment (e.g. pollution, climate change).

GL1100 Global tectonics

GL1200 Introductory sedimentology

GL1300 Environmental issues

GL1460 Igneous & metamorphic geology

GL1500 Physics & chemistry of the Earth

GL1600 Earth structures

GL1700 Mathematics for geologists

GL1800 Introductory palaeontology


GL2201 Stratigraphy & regional geology

GL2320 Geohazards

GL2410 Geochemistry

GL2900 Field methods in geology

GG2021 Geomormphology


Other BSc Geoscience courses Between 2nd & 3rd year: GL3141 Applied geology (9-12 month work experience in industrial placement)

GL3001 Advanced concepts & techniques in geology

GL3300 Aqueous geology

GL3321 Environmental geology project

GL3940 Methods of environmental investigation


GL3210 Advanced topics in sedimentology

GL3340 GIS & remote sensing

GL3460 Volcanology

GL3750 Mineral resources


 Standard Offer

 UCAS A Level Tariff: 320 points (ABB) including one science subject at A2

Further information including fees, funding and how to apply are available here.


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