MEarthSci Earth Sciences (4 Years)

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  • Entry requirements
    This four-year MEarthSci programme is ideal if you have decided that you want a career in Earth Sciences and will be treating your degree as a major step towards a professional qualification. On this programme you can follow any of our pathways through the first three years (Geology, Environment & Resource Geology, Geochemistry) and you will also undertake a research project in an area of Earth Sciences that particularly interests you. There is a substantial practical and fieldwork component on this degree programme.
  • Academic title
    MEarthSci Earth Sciences
  • Course description
    An Earth Science degree will provide you with a substantive, scientific training and the ability to communicate your ideas to other people. This training is provided in the context of understanding the processes that formed and subsequently shaped the Earth and how the resources that the Earth provides might be exploited in an efficient, and as far as possible, sustainable manner.

    The data sets that earth scientists deal with are varied and obtained from the analyses of real, complex systems. These data are obtained both in the field and in the laboratory at scales typically ranging from microscopic to global.

    Special features

    Students are taught both indoors and outdoors and attend five compulsory field courses. 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 via 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 a highly-rated research environment 
    -you will learn how to communicate effectively 
    -your IT skills will be developed on a variety of platforms 

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