Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Hull

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    2 (Geology)
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    BSc (Hons)

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Course Summary

In this course we focus on practical work in the lab and the field – with specialist modules in geological maps, structures and materials as well as opportunities to tackle real-world problems. This degree is accredited by the Geological Society of London. You'll learn map creation and interpretation as well as resource identification. You'll also consider the relevance of geoscience to society's needs, including the search for natural resources and the increasing importance of environmental geoscience to society and industry. A degree in Geology equips you with the direct experience and skills to work in specialist fields like exploration geology, the petroleum industry, environmental agencies and geological consultancy. You also develop a range of transferable skills in research, data analysis and communication, which are valued by employers in a wide range of areas including management, finance, computing, public administration, transport, the media and marketing. Recent graduates from related programmes have gone on to a range of roles, including: Exploration Geologist, petroleum industry consultant etc.

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  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
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Grades / Points



In one Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Maths, Physics) including a pass in the practical element(Applied Science may be considered)

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

The University of Hull is serious about helping students be their best, as shown by their exclusive university partnership with Team GB. It has a proud heritage of academic excellence and of life-changing research – with teaching awarded Silver (TEF 2017) and departments recognised for their research. The university's single site campus provides all that students need, with the library, versatile work spaces, cafés, venues, theatres, bars, nightclub and plenty of on-campus sport.


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