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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    The University of Hull

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Understanding how the Earth works, the forces that shape it and how we can use its resources in a sustainable way is crucial to the future of our planet.**Hull has an excellent reputation for teaching Earth Sciences. We’re #1 in the UK for overall satisfaction on this degree, according to the National Student Survey 2020.From day one, you’ll be trained to become a sustainably-minded geoscientist. This is the first Earth Sciences programme in the UK to launch a Sustainability Award. Your learning is grounded in helping to secure the future of our planet.Learning by doing is an important part of the course. Whether you’re getting your hands dirty in the labs, or treading the soil in Spain, Cyprus or the Isle of Skye. And the best bit is, all your core field trip costs are included in your tuition fees.You’ll be highly sought after by employers. It’s no coincidence that 95.9% of our students go on to employment or further study six months after graduating. (HESA, 2018).Once you graduate, you’ll be qualified to pursue geological careers in environmental consulting, remediation, renewable energies, exploration geology, surveying and engineering.Or you can put the transferable practical, research and numerical skills you’ll develop to good use in a wholly different way: teaching, finance, data analysis, and more.And because your degree is accredited by the Geological Society, you’ll be on a fast-track route to becoming a Chartered Geologist.Our academics are ranked #3 in the UK for research impact. (REF, 2014)As we speak, they’re out studying the latest solutions to climate change, geological hazards, mass extinctions and volcanism. And they bring all this knowledge back to you through research-led teaching.How will you help to protect the Earth? Start your training today.**Official Team GB partners**Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.Find out more at

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,550per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : C

In one of the following subjects - Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Maths, Environmental Science, or Physics, including a pass in the practical element where applicable(Applied Science may be considered)


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University information

University of Hull

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Hull, Admissions Office, Cottingham Road, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, HU6 7RX, England

International students starting an undergraduate degree could receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year (terms apply).
Hull’s research takes on global issues – health inequalities, social injustice, climate change and more – to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon-neutral future.
At Hull, there are students from more than 100 countries from right across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 30 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    105 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%



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