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Environmental Geology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Environmental Geology is at the front line in the fight against some of the greatest threats facing humankind. From manmade crises including climate change and resource depletion to life-threatening natural disasters such as volcanoes and earthquakes, the skills of environmental geologists are called upon to overcome a complex set of problems.Study Environmental Geology with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll gain an advanced understanding of the geological processes that affect the world around us, while examining the extent of human interaction with the environment. This flexible four-year programme includes a year in industry, providing you with invaluable career experience and the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice.You’ll study in a dynamic, research-led department, consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018). You’ll contribute to our leading research, and in your final year you'll choose from a range of optional modules including Marine Geology and Volcanology.Learning takes place in our friendly, community-focussed department, with a high staff-to-student ratio. 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.You’ll graduate with real, applicable industry experience and a diverse transferrable skillset including environmental investigation, stratigraphy and geochemistry skills. This flexible programme is geared towards maximising your career opportunities in Environmental Geology and beyond. 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

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,200per year

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A level : BBC - BBB

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

    33rd

  • Campus address

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

Learn from top experts: Royal Holloway is in the UK’s top 25 universities for research (Complete University Guide).
International collaborations: successful partnerships and sponsorship from industry and governments, leading to first-class career opportunities.
Close-knit community with specific support for international students as well as financial support through a generous package of scholarships and bursaries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 30 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    118 53%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    9th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    24th

    9

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