Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton

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Course Summary

Our accredited Geology BSc(Hons) is a practical, hands-on degree that involves a high level of fieldwork on top of thorough academic study.You will explore the Earth and its evolution as a global-scale system, developing an understanding of the role of geology in our environment and communities and its place in multidisciplinary topics such as oceanography, the assessment of natural hazards and climate change.The course focuses on employability, transferable skills and applied learning. Trips to Spain and Cyprus help you develop your field skills, while the paid placement year allows you to build experience and a network of professional contacts.The course is accredited by the Geological Society of London. After successful completion, you will qualify for admission to Fellowship of the Society and – following a period of professional experience – for Chartered Geologist status.If you achieve the required standard in year 2, you can choose to progress directly to the third year of the Geology MGeol and study towards a masters-level qualification.

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The University of Brighton is a thriving multi-campus university on the south coast of England with a longstanding focus on practice-based, creative and professional education. All undergraduate courses provide opportunities for work-related learning, with many offering professional accreditation and extended work placements. Students can tailor their degree through optional modules that fit with their particular interests.



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