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Environmental Geoscience with a Year of International Study MSci (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Our Earth’s resources are limited, and factors including population expansion, global industrialisation and agriculture have stretched their ability to provide for our needs. Environmental geoscientists study the environmental and geological factors that have a direct impact on human existence, meaning that they’re the people we call on to solve these profound and far-reaching issues.Study Environmental Geoscience with an International Year at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to further postgraduate education or a rewarding scientific or technical career. Your final year will be spent studying abroad in a partner university in Canada, the United States, Australia or New Zealand, giving you the chance to experience a new culture, develop key skills and study unique geological and environmental conditions in situ.You’ll study in a prestigious department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018), and graduate with a Masters degree in a field offering many exciting graduate career opportunities. Our extensive range of state-of-the-art facilities gives you access to world-leading laboratories for geochemical analysis, sedimentology and palaeontology, giving you the chance to contribute to our leading research culture.Environmental Geoscience with an International Year offers the perfect blend of academic study and real-world experience, with exciting field working opportunities in the UK and Europe. Study this flexible programme and you'll take a diverse skillset and a range of experiences into the workplace or further postgraduate study. Develop a deep understanding of humanity’s relationship with the planet.Participate in exciting fieldwork opportunities.Choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to fit your interests.Recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject.Prepares you for careers in environmental engineering, geographic analysis and other sectors.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,200per 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 : 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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