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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Environmental Geologists are at the forefront of research into some of the most significant threats facing humankind, from natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes to manmade issues such as climate change, pollution and resource depletion.The BSc Environmental Geology is a highly practical programme that examines the extent and effects of human interaction with the environment, as well as the geological processes that have an impact on the wider world around us. A focus on problem solving will provide you with the practical skillset you need to make a real difference to the ways in which we interact with our planet. Participating in exciting fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas will develop your scientific understanding and hands-on experience of environmental, ecological and health issues.Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London is one of the UK's most highly-regarded departments, consistently ranked among the top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide, 2018). You’ll become a part of a friendly, community-focussed department with an excellent staff-to-student ratio and learn with staff who are at the forefront of geological research.You’ll graduate with a range of transferrable skills to take into the workplace, including environmental investigation, stratigraphy and geochemistry skills.Pursue your passion for Environmental Geology and set yourself on the path to a rewarding career in your chosen field.Gain a thorough understanding of environmental geoscience.Contribute to our leading research working alongside our expert academics.Optional modules to tailor your degree around your interests.Participate in extensive fieldwork opportunities.Graduate with practical and research skills needed for a rewarding career.Graduate with a degree accredited by the Geological Society.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,600per year

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

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A level : BBB - ABB

including a Science subjectWhere an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.Acceptable Science subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Geography, Biology.

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University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

International students will find themselves in a diverse community: students from more than 130 countries live and study at Royal Holloway.
The university welcomes and supports international students. Its dedicated team can help with any questions students may have about studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 29 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    125 55%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    8th

    18

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