BSc (Hons) Geology with Foundation Year
Why choose this course?
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.