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Environmental Geoscience with a Year in Industry

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Environmental Geoscience with a Year in Industry

MSci
  • UCAS code F644
  • Option 5 years full time
  • Year of entry 2018

The course

The knowledge and skills of environmental geoscientists puts them in a prime position to help overcome some of the world’s most pressing concerns, including overpopulation and global industrialisation. This versatile five-year programme will equip you with acute problem-solving skills and a profound understanding of humanity’s relationship with our physical world.

Study Environmental Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skillset that will make you a highly employable candidate to employers in a variety of fields. You’ll also benefit from the valuable workplace experience and professional connections you’ll make during your year in industry, taking them on into the workplace when you graduate.

The Department of Earth Sciences is consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018). Our renowned research culture means that teaching is closely linked to our research strengths, and you’ll contribute your own findings during your final year individual research project. 94% of our research was rated 4* or 3* world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014).

Environmental Geoscience gives you the opportunity to participate in fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas where you will develop your scientific understanding and hands-on experience of environmental, ecological and health issues.

This programme is ideal for those who wish to progress into postgraduate study or a scientific or technical career and is also recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject.

  • Develop a deep understanding of humanity's relationship with the planet.
  • Participate in exciting fieldwork opportunities.
  • Choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to fit your interests.
  • Recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject.
  • Prepares you for careers in environmental engineering, geographic analysis and other sectors.
97%

overall student satisfaction

Source: NSS, 2017

6th

in the UK for Earth Sciences

Source: Times Good University Guide 2018

94%

of our Earth Sciences graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2017

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