BSc (Hons) Geology

Why choose this course?

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High-calibre graduate geologists are in great demand across the world. This course prepares you for a rewarding future exploring, producing and managing the Earth’s resources.

  • 95% of students said that they were satisfied with the overall quality of the course, according to the National Student Survey, 2017
  • Take your first step towards becoming a Chartered Geologist on a degree accredited by The Geological Society
  • Geology at Derby is ranked second for student experience according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • Benefit from inspiring teaching: our BSc (Hons) Geology course is ranked second for teaching quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • Develop the skills and knowledge for a vast range of careers – from the petroleum and mining industries to the geotechnical and environmental sectors
  • Discover some of the most outstanding geology and landscapes in the British Isles: the Peak District National Park is right on our doorstep
  • Gain practical experience on exciting field trips: our students have conducted studies in Snowdonia, Scotland, Tenerife, the Pyrenees and the Pacific Northwest USA

You can also take Geology as a Joint Honours subject. 


BSc (Hons) Geology accredited by The Geological Society


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