Environmental Geoscience is concerned with the interaction between the Earth sciences and human activity, and this MSci provides a sound topical background in the environmental aspects of the Earth sciences. This four'year programme provides an additional year on top of the Environmental Geoscience BSc, in which students extend their knowledge and understanding by taking advanced courses and undertaking an independent research project. The programme is fully accredited by the Geological Society of London.
Year 1 examples: From petrology to petrogenesis; history of life; dynamic earth; surface processes. Year 2 examples: Petrology; petrography; maps, images and structures; structural geology and tectonics. Year 3 examples: Geological and environmental mapping; experimental methods in water'rock interaction. Year 4 examples: Independent MSci project; earth and planetary system science.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£21,320 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- SQA Advanced Higher ABB-AAA
- Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
- GCE A-level ABB-AAA
- European Baccalaureate 77%-85%
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- GCE AS-level
- International Baccalaureate
- SQA Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 66%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 96%
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Total Written: 38%
Total Coursework: 57%
Total Practical: 5%