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Geology degrees in the UK in 2024

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Geology MSci, BSc

Imperial College London United Kingdom

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Applied and Environmental Geology BSc (Hons), MGeol

University of Leicester United Kingdom

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Physical Geography and Geology BSc (Hons)

Edge Hill University United Kingdom

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Geology MGeol

University of Brighton United Kingdom

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Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen United Kingdom

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Environmental Geology BSc (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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Geology (F600) BSc (Hons)

University of Liverpool United Kingdom

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Geology BSc (Hons)

University of St Andrews United Kingdom

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Geology F600 BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

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Geology (Applied) Other UG Award

University of Plymouth United Kingdom

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Geology Degrees in the UK

Study Geology Degrees

Study the composition and history of the Earth with a degree in Geology. Learn about the processes that form our planet, from its core and crust, to atmosphere and oceans, its material composition and what we can learn about our interactions with the planet and its climate.

Graduates of degrees in geology can go on to careers as a geologist, geochemist or academia, in mining or even as government advisors.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Fieldwork geology
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Sedimentology
  • Structural geology
  • Earth materials and minerals
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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