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Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    F600

  • 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

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

If you are naturally curious about our planet and interested in finding solutions to global problems, then this course could be for you. You will learn about the physics, chemistry and history of the Earth through examining collectable earth materials such as rocks, minerals and fossils, and using remote sensing techniques such as seismic waves to explore the structure and chemistry of its inaccessible areas.In years one and two you will gain a firm grounding in earth sciences, building your knowledge to inform your choice of third-year options. Recent options have included Oceanography, Economic Geology, Petroleum Sedimentology and Environmental Radioactivity. Your third year also includes an independent mapping project, either in the UK or overseas.We have a large geology collection and the ability to measure unique geochemical reactions, giving you a real feel for geology in practice. The course includes over 40 days of fieldwork in the UK and overseas, the cost of which is included in your tuition fee.All our Geology 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 subjects.Contextual offer: ABC including AB (in any order) in a core science/mathematics subject and another science-related subject.Please visit: http://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