Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway
Come and study at a Top 10 UK Earth Sciences department with consistent high levels of Student Satisfaction (95% overall satisfaction according to the 2020 National Student Survey Results)!
We offer a wide range of Earth Science degree courses with flexibility to suit your interests across the spectrum of Earth Sciences. These are complemented by an exciting fieldwork programme that helps bring the syllabus to life. Our department is located in a beautiful green campus within easy reach of central London.
Our teaching is inspired by our research, which spans a diverse range of subjects, meaning you will be in touch with the very latest developments in Earth Sciences. From sand grains to solar systems, from microbes to mountains, from isotopes to ice, from the deepest past to the imminent future, you can find something to stimulate you in our varied degree offerings.
F600 Geology BSc – our classic three-year BSc is accredited by the Geological Society of London and allows you to choose from a broad range of optional courses tailored to your interests.
F630 Environmental Geology BSc – a three-year BSc focusing on the most significant threats facing humankind.
F620 Petroleum Geology BSc – this three-year BSc teaches you all about how to sustainably find hydrocarbon resources to leave to ideally placed for a rewarding and well-paid career.
F603 Year in Industry - Most of our undergraduate courses come with the exciting opportunity to either spend a year in industry or to spend a year studying abroad. These course options convert your degree to a 4-year MSci.
F640 Digital Geosciences BSc - this three-year BSc will give you all the skills you need to lead the future of Geoscience by introducing you to the most sophisticated tools we have at our disposal
We’d love to hear from you! If you have any questions about our degree pathways or the department in general, feel free to contact Amy Gough.