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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You will enjoy the flexible modular system on this three-year BSc Geology degree providing you with extensive coverage of all of the fundamental aspects of cutting edge geology. In the later stages, you can tailor your degree to your own requirements, by choosing specialist modules in particular areas. On this course you can develop your field-based research skills across the UK and Europe, potentially including exciting and challenging residential field courses in England, Wales, mainland Spain and Tenerife.Geology has a long history at Southampton, being taught at the University for more than 150 years, and students have an excellent record in securing work in the field after graduation, whether in further research or specialised Master’s degrees, or in fields as diverse as engineering geology, environmental geology, offshore surveying, mineral or hydrocarbon exploration.Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this BSc Geology is recognised by all major employers and gives you a one-year credit towards Chartered Geologist status. Ranked 7th in the Russell Group for Satisfied with course. *Guardian best UK universities league table 2021, 15 out of 24 Russell Group Universities, Earth and Marine Sciences subject area.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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A level : ABB

ABB to include one science subject. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Computer Science and Electronics. Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: BBB including one acceptable science subject (minimum of grade B)

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 29 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    11th

    7

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