UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course aims to provide a set of courses that suit each student's aspirations, background and experience. The course offers several pathways to ensure a coherent programme of study: Earth systems science; palaeobiology; earth and planetary physics; environment; and hydrogeology.

Course Modules

Core modules: research methods; project proposal; options: earth and planetary systems science; earth and planetary materials; melting and volcanism; physical volcanology and volcanic hazard; earthquake seismology and earthquake hazard; tectonic geomorphology; palaeoceanography; palaeoclimatology; biodiversity and macroevolutionary patterns; hydrogeology and groundwater resources; deep earth and planetary modelling; geodynamics and global tectonics; crustal dynamics, mountain building and basin analysis; relevant modules can also be chosen from UCL geography.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,310  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees