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Geosciences & Sustainable Energy BSc (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

We recognise the importance of sustainable Geosciences and the growing demand for graduates who are leaders of the movement to understand climate change and can support the energy transition. BSc Geosciences and Sustainable Energy is a new degree designed to provide a clear and distinct pathway leading to a career in shaping society’s response to sustainable energy and the booming sustainable energy business.On this innovative new degree you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to take an active part in the energy transition and the movement towards building a cleaner and more sustainable society.You’ll develop a deep understanding of renewable energy sources like solar, wind, ocean energy, and the emerging technologies to harness the power of natural resources, as well as efficient resource management, and how to minimise waste and reduce pollution. You’ll explore energy storage technologies and acquire experience in subsurface evaluation for sustainable resources and critical elements minerals, developing analytical geoscience skills such as geophysics and geospatial data analysis (GIS).You’ll study in a department consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), and home to an inspiring research culture that informs our teaching. You’ll enjoy field work opportunities in the UK and overseas, and become a part of an inclusive, community-focused department with a strong staff-to-student ratio.Throughout your degree you'll acquire practical skills and analysis abilities and be competent to prepare presentations and reports suitable for professionals of the energy sector as well as being accessible for wider interests.You’ll graduate with a comprehensive understanding of geoscience processes, their role in shaping the Earth and their relevance for the development of a sustainable society.- Taught by academics involved in cutting edge research with extensive industry connections- Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex issues around climate change and energy transition- Gain practical skills geared towards a career in the energy sector and other related fields- Graduate with excellent employability prospects in the booming sustainable energy business.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,200per year

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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, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Geography, Biology.

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University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

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

Learn from top experts: Royal Holloway is in the UK’s top 25 universities for research (Complete University Guide).
International collaborations: successful partnerships and sponsorship from industry and governments, leading to first-class career opportunities.
Close-knit community with specific support for international students as well as financial support through a generous package of scholarships and bursaries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 71

    20th out of 30 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    123 62%

    34th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    39th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    15th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    123 56%

    20th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    23rd

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    15th

    7

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