University Subject Tables 2017
Geology is the science of solid Earth and the rocks of which it is composed. Studying the subject helps us to understand, amongst many other things, tectonic plates, which in turn gives us a greater understanding of volcanoes and earthquakes, making them easier to predict and protect ourselves against. Use our Geology subject table to find your perfect university, and learn why Geology really does rock.
Geology — North East
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Being at fifth place once again marks Durham University 's seventh consecutive year in the Top 10 UK Universities for Geology. Durham's consistently impressive performance is thanks in part to its Graduate Prospects , which are in the top five on the Geology League Table . Perhaps as a result of their established success in Geology, Durham's Entry Standards are also among the top five for universities offering Geology degrees. Durham University truly is a great choice if you're looking for a consistently high performer, finishing as it has at either fifth or sixth place in the overall League Table for the last six years.
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This table was revised on 27th April 2016 due to the omission of the research scores for the University of Glasgow. The rankings of some institutions have changed as a result.
The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.