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Environmental Geoscience BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    F640

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    8th

    (Geology)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    158

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    74

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.13

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This degree examines the interactions between the geology, biology, chemistry and physics of the Earth’s surface, oceans and atmosphere. It gives you a deep understanding of the Earth’s environment and how it can be influenced by human activities.In years one and two you gain a firm grounding in earth sciences, building your knowledge to inform your choice of third-year options, which have recently included Oceanography, Economic Geology, and Climates and Ecosystems. Your third year also includes an independent field and laboratory project and an industry-standard environmental impact study.Our close links with industry ensure that the skills you gain during your studies are valued by employers. Recent partners have included Shell, Chevron, Reykjavik Energy, Atkins, Environmental Resources Management and EDF.We have a tightly knit community and a programme of student-run projects, informal seminars and social events. Our courses include field trips in the UK and overseas, the cost of which is included in your tuition fee. You will be invited on a field trip just before your first term starts, so you can get to know your year group before lectures begin.All our environmental geoscience degrees are accredited by the Geological Society of London, and transfers between courses may be possible.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

ABB–AAB

Details

Standard offer: AAB including a core science/mathematics subject and another science-related subject, or ABB in three core science/mathematics subjectsContextual offer: ABC including AB (in any order) in a core science/mathematics subject and another science-related subjecthttp://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The university is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.

Address

Main Site

Senate House

Tyndall Avenue

Bristol

BS8 1TH

UNITED KINGDOM