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:

"University of Glasgow Geology student"

9. University of Glasgow

Up one place from 2016's Geology Subject Table, it's the University of Glasgow. Glasgow has now been in the Top 10 for Geology for 7 out of the 10 years that we have been compiling it. The standout scores for Glasgow are undeniably its Entry Standards and Student Satisfaction, with both in the Top 10 on the Geology League Table. Geology students at the University of Glasgow will have the opportunity to study all over the world, working in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and many more exciting places.

Search through Geology courses at the University of Glasgow.