Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Earth science is the study of the world around us. This course introduces you to a range of disciplines, from geophysics to palaeontology, and from volcanology to sedimentology.

As well as attending this course at Birkbeck in central London, you can also study by distance learning via our online learning environment, so you can access course materials and recordings of lectures wherever you are in the world ' and whenever it suits you.

The earth sciences cover a broad spectrum of research topics. You may have an interest in studying the evolution of life through the millennia, working with the fossil record to chart the development and extinction of species. You may be interested in looking at the dynamics involved in geohazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes. You may want to reconstruct ancient environments with an eye to addressing key environmental issues of our time, such as climate change and coastal erosion. Or you may wish to expand your general knowledge of the sciences, developing your skills of data collection and scientific analysis.

Course Modules

For information about course structure and the moules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Start Date:

10/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £6,935 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £10,025 Overseas Fees