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Geoscience with a Year in Industry MSci (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Understanding the Earth Sciences means understanding the past, present and future of our planet and the living things on it. Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London takes a holistic approach to the Earth Sciences, bringing together disciplines including chemistry, physics, biology and maths to give you a more thorough understanding of the processes that govern our world.This flexible programme gives you the chance to select from a variety of optional modules including Volcanology and Terrestrial Palaeoecology, allowing you to tailor your degree to your own interests and ambitions. You’ll experience a year in industry, gaining applicable work experience and putting your skills to use during an industrial placement year.You’ll study in a department consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018), and graduate with a Masters degree in a field with excellent graduate employment prospects. Department of Earth Sciences alumni have gone on to enjoy careers in the hydrocarbon and environmental industries, among others.Pursue your passion for Geoscience at Royal Holloway and you’ll contribute to our leading research culture, submitting your Independent Geoscience Project in Year 5 with the option for an additional Research Proposal.Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex systems that govern our planetJoin a research intensive department, with 94% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent (REF, 2014)Graduate with an integrated Masters degree in Earth SciencesThis degree accredited by the Geological Society can lead to Chartered Geologist statusGain practical skills geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,600per 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 : BBB - ABB

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

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

International students will find themselves in a diverse community: students from more than 130 countries live and study at Royal Holloway.
The university welcomes and supports international students. Its dedicated team can help with any questions students may have about studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 29 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    125 55%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    8th

    18

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