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BSc (Hons)Geology

University of South Wales
United Kingdom, Cardiff / Pontypridd
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Overview

Geology is the study of the world beneath your feet – it’s the course to choose if you want to really understand how the planet, the landscape and life have changed over billions of years.

Geology is concerned with the Earth’s origin, structure, composition and history, as well as the physical, chemical and biological processes that have formed it. By graduation, you’ll understand relevant scientific principles and how to apply them to a huge range of geological questions and problems.

You’ll explore diverse topics, including how to describe, analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how mountains form, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 500 million years ago.

Our Geology course emphasises applied geology, so you will learn vital skills for the workplace, including geographical information systems (GIS), geological mapping, and analysis of geological materials. We pride ourselves on offering some of the most extensive fieldwork of any UK university geology course, at locations in the UK and overseas, which currently include Azores and Spain.

Career opportunities

Our Geology courses generate motivated and able graduates with a range of key skills. They are highly valued by employers for the scope of their knowledge, and have excellent communication and critical thinking skills. Laboratory work and field projects ensure our students have strong research and team working skills.

By the time you graduate, you will understand scientific principles and apply them to geological questions and problems. Graduates from our Geology degree have very varied careers, including environmental geology, site investigation, mining companies, oil companies, quarrying and geological surveys. A significant number of our graduates also continue to taught postgraduate courses or research degrees here at the University or elsewhere.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States