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Environmental Geoscience

MSci
  • UCAS code F631
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Population growth, global industrialisation and other related issues are putting our planet under unprecedented strain. As an Environmental Geoscientist you'll be in a position to apply both acute problem-solving skills and the profound understanding of humanity’s relationship with the planet required to help overcome some of our most significant threats.

This four-year programme gives you a thorough understanding of environmental geoscience, and is an ideal preparation to progress into postgraduate study or a scientific or technical career.

The Department of Earth Sciences is consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018) and you'll work alongside our expert academics in a friendly, community-focussed department.

Participating in exciting fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas will develop your scientific understanding and hands-on experience of environmental, ecological and health issues. Choose from a range of optional modules in years two, three and four, tailoring your learning experience to fit your interests and career ambitions.

You’ll graduate with an integrated Masters (MSci) degree from one of the UK’s most highly-regarded departments, with the practical and research skills you need to pursue a rewarding career in your chosen field.

This programme has been developed to lead students to posgraduate study and and is also recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject. It will prepare you for careers in petroleum geology, environmental engineering, geographic analysis and other exciting sectors. 

  • 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.
  • Graduate with a degree accredited by the Geological Society.
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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