This Geology MSc provides an education in all major branches of the geological sciences, integrating theoretical studies with essential practical skills in the field and laboratory. It provides a platform for careers in the oil, mineral, environmental and geotechnical industries, and is fully accredited by the Geological Society of London. This four'year programme provides an additional year on top of the Geology BSc, in which students extend their knowledge and understanding by taking advanced courses and undertaking an independent research project.
Year 1 examples: The earth; earth materials; from petrology to petrogenesis; history of life. Year 2 examples: Chemistry of earth environments; vertebrate palaeontology and evolution; surface processes and structures; global geophysics. Year 3 examples: Geological and environmental mapping; basin evolution, stratigraphy and economic aspects. 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 AAB-AAA
- Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
- GCE A-level AAB-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: 37%
Total Coursework: 56%
Total Practical: 7%