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Geology (Environmental Geoscience) BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele.On this course you will learn about the composition of the Earth and the integral mechanisms and processes controlling its development through time. You will study human interactions with the Earth’s environments and employ applied methodologies to assess and solve a variety of pressing environmental issues.This Environmental Geoscience pathway through the Geology degree combines the study of the geological aspects of the Earth, including its structure, formation, composition, history, processes, hazards and materials, with key topics in environmental science, including climate change, contaminated land and remediation, water, soil and air quality, and the sustainable use of resources.Environmental Geoscience is a practical subject with an emphasis on critical analysis and problem-solving. The learning environments we use include the traditional lecture setting, but you will spend more time with hands-on learning in labs, practical classes and on fieldwork using a wide variety of equipment and software. A diverse range of specialist topics are covered, and you will conduct your own research projects. All of our single honours students are offered a work placement module in year 2.You will acquire a wide range of transferable skills, including communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills, and the ability to research, evaluate and synthesise information from diverse sources.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,900per year

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 71 10

    25th out of 30 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 56%

    44th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    5th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    107 48%

    25th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    23rd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    9th

    3

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