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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

    20-SEP-21

  • 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

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.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Students need to have A Levels: ABB-BBB. Required subjects: A-level in at least one science-based subject such as Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Geography or Biology. At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

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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 125 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

    25th out of 72

    11th out of 29 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    135 64%

    26th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    8th

    9
  • 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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