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  • Qualification

    Master of Earth Sciences - MESci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Discover planet Earth: from natural hazards to natural resources, from the history of life to the history of the planet itself.You don’t need to have studied geology before and this programme can open the door to a career as a professional geologist in industries such as petroleum, mineral resources, engineering geology and environmental assessment. You will gain a thorough and highly practical training in modern geology, with a strong emphasis on fieldwork.F601 shares the first two years with F600, with the final two years providing more advanced training in all aspects of geology. You choose from a wide range of applied and more academic modules to create your own pathway. Again, there is high level of field-based training designed specifically to give you skills in data analysis, synthesis, problem solving, research and reporting your results. Semester Two of Year Three can be spent abroad at a partner university in Australia or New Zealand.This degree is accredited by the Geological Society of London, satisfying the requirements of Fellowship and Chartered Geologist status.This programme is available with a Year in China. The Year in China allows undergraduate students the opportunity to spend one year at our joint venture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), following XJTLU's BA China Studies degree classes. XJTLU is a fully English-speaking university, located in Suzhou. If you wish to study this programme with a Year in China please put the option code YC in the Further Choices section of your UCAS application form.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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22,300per 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 : AAB

Including two sciencesAcceptable sciences: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, Applied Science, Use of Mathematics.For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 29 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    130 57%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    16th

    14

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