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Geoscience with a Year of International Study

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Geoscience with a Year of International Study

  • UCAS code F602
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2021

The course

Geoscientists are concerned with a blend of scientific disciplines – including biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics – to better understand planet Earth and the processes that continue to shape our world and all life within.

Study Geoscience with a Year of International Study at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll enjoy a year spent studying abroad in a partner university in Canada, the United States, Australia or New Zealand – further developing your skills and broadening your life experiences.

Here at Royal Holloway you’ll study in a department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018), and contribute to our leading research culture as you work towards your degree.

You’ll graduate with a Master of Science in a field with excellent graduate employability prospects. The research and practical skills you’ll develop along the way will make you a highly employable candidate in a variety of sectors, and leave you well placed for further postgraduate study.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex systems that govern our planet
  • Enjoy extensive fieldwork opportunities.
  • Contribute to our renowned research culture with your year 4 Independent Geoscience Project.
  • Gain practical skills geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields.
  • Graduate with an integrated Masters degree in Earth Sciences.


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On successful completion of this programme you may be eligible to become a fellow of the Geological Society of London.


overall student satisfaction

Source: NSS, 2019


in the UK for Earth Sciences

Source: Times Good University Guide 2020


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

Source: DLHE, 2018

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