Top 10 UK Universities for Geology 2017

The Complete University Guide's 2017 subject league tables rank institutions by Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity and Graduate Prospects.

As the old saying goes, Geology rocks! Geology is the science of solid Earth and the rocks of which it is composed. The study of Geology helps us to understand, amongst many other things, tectonic plates. Developing our knowledge of tectonic plates gives us a greater understanding of volcanoes and earthquakes, making them easier to predict and protect ourselves against. As such, Geologists can quite literally save lives, and with that in mind, here are our Top 10 UK Universities for Geology 2017:

"Imperial College London students on a Geology field trip"

1. Imperial College London

After being second in the Top 10 UK Universities for Geology for four years in a row, Imperial College London has finally reached the top spot. Imperial comprehensively bucks the trend of higher ranking universities having lower Student Satisfaction, with its exceptional score bounding ahead of any other university. Imperial also has the third highest Graduate Prospects on the Geology League Table, as well as the second highest Research Quality and Entry Standards. Clearly Imperial College London excels in Geology, and students at Imperial will have the opportunity to spend a year studying abroad in universities in North America, Australia and Europe.

Search through Geology courses at Imperial College London.