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Geology with Foundation Year 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

    JAN-24

  • Duration

    3.5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.**International Students**For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/**Geology**Explore the Earth’s captivating history to predict and protect its future. From climate change to global catastrophes, tackle some of the world's most pressing environmental challenges and graduate with a suite of transferable skills to enter a wide range of careers.**Why choose this course?** - This programme is accredited by the Geological Society of London- Develop your practical skills in our state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories- Our unique 600-acre campus offers a fantastic natural environment to perform fieldwork- Enhance your employability with study abroad and work placement options- No prior knowledge of geology is required Geology is the science that investigates how the Earth was formed, how life arose and evolved, why the Earth looks like it does today, what resources it contains and how we can find them. The discipline draws on knowledge from many different aspects of science such as chemistry, biology, and physics as well as other subjects such as geography and environmental science. Modern society is based on the work of geologists in the hunt for natural resources for energy and materials for contemporary living. Geologists are likely to be in high demand for years to come due to the continuous evolution of modern societies.BSc Geology is an applied course that examines the Earth, its structure, formation, composition, history, processes, hazards and materials. This course covers a range of topics which may include looking at rocks, minerals and fossils and geological processes. Beyond that, a range of optional modules allow you to tailor your degree towards your individual interests and career aspirations. Our courses are strongly aligned to the role of geoscience in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • 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

    20th out of 30 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    117 53%

    25th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    2nd

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    12th

    3

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