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BSc (Hons) Geology with Foundation Year

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Why choose this course?

96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

Take a foundation year for an ideal introduction to the dynamic subject of Geology – and prepare for a rewarding future where you can improve our understanding of the Earth.

  • Build a strong platform for success in your studies: the foundation year is invaluable if you are thinking of a career change, keen to explore a new subject area or lack the formal qualifications to embark on our honours degree straight away
  • Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to complete this academically challenging and stimulating honours degree in four years
  • Prepare to join a profession where high-calibre graduates are in great demand across the world
  • Meet rigorous standards on a degree accredited by The Geological Society and take your first step towards becoming a Chartered Geologist
  • Make the most of the exceptional geology of the Peak District National Park which lies right on our doorstep
  • Hone your skills through challenging fieldwork: our students have undertaken geological investigations in Snowdonia, Scotland, Tenerife, the Pyrenees and the USA
  • Explore environmental hazards such as volcanoes and earthquakes
  • Study a degree with 95% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016
  • Learn from an enthusiastic and experienced team of research active staff

You can also take Geology as a Joint Honours subject.

BSc (Hons) Geology accredited by The Geological Society

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