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BSc Geology (3 Years)

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  • Entry requirements
    Selected entry requirements English language: 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent English qualification A level: Grades ABC. This should include at least one science. Two AS-levels are accepted in place of one A-level. General Studies is welcomed but not normally included as part of the standard offer. Unit grade information: The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications. Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes. GCSE: English Language, Mathematics and at least one science required at grades C or above. Key Skills qualification: The University warmly welcomes applications from students studying the Key Skills qualification. However, as the opportunities to take these modules are not open to all applicants, currently this is not an essential requirement of the University. International baccalaureate: Contact us for further information Additional entry requirements Additional entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.
  • Academic Title
    BSc Geology
  • Course description
    Course description
    A broad, general degree programme, covering all the major aspects of Earth Sciences - ideal if you want to keep your options open and are uncertain about your future career plans (whether in Earth Sciences or in general employment). Laboratory practical work and fieldwork are major components.

    Special features

    -Flexibility in choice of programmes.
    -Integrates and applies scientific disciplines to problems of immense economic and social importance.
    -All accommodation and transport costs on compulsory school-led field trips are met by the University.

    -you have a large range of available course units (from Earth surface processes to palaeontology to volcanic hazards)
    -you will be taught by academics who are the experts in their fields 
    -the courses are taught in a friendly close-knit environment that integrates a variety of formal and informal teaching methods  
    -much of our research is directly integrated into our teaching so you will be involved with cutting-edge investigations in highly-rated research departments
    -you will learn how to communicate effectively 
    -your IT skills will be developed on a variety of platforms

    Career opportunities
    Geologists find employment in the oil, mining, water and environmental areas, with site investigation being the growth area. Competent scientists, with analytical and numerical skills are sought after in many laboratory-based disciplines. Many of our graduates continue on to further degrees.

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