Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Environmental Geologists are at the forefront of research into some of the most significant threats facing humankind, from natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes to manmade issues such as climate change, pollution and resource depletion.

The BSc Environmental Geology is a highly practical programme that examines the extent and effects of human interaction with the environment, as well as the geological processes that have an impact on the wider world around us. A focus on problem solving will provide you with the practical skillset you need to make a real difference to the ways in which we interact with our planet. Participating in exciting fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas will develop your scientific understanding and hands'on experience of environmental, ecological and health issues.

Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London is one of the UK's most highly'regarded departments, consistently ranked among the top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016). You’ll become a part of a friendly, community'focussed department with an excellent staff'to'student ratio and learn with staff who are at the forefront of geological research.

You’ll graduate with a range of transferrable skills to take into the workplace, including environmental investigation, stratigraphy and geochemistry skills.

Pursue your passion for Environmental Geography and set yourself on the path to a rewarding career in your chosen field.

+ Enjoy extensive fieldwork opportunities in the UK and Europe.

+ Gain a practical skillset geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields.

+ Benefit from a pioneering research culture, with 94% of Department of Earth Sciences research ranked world'leading or internationally excellent – no.2 in the UK.(Research Excellence Framework, 2014)

Course Modules

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £15,600 Overseas Fees