Geology postgraduate courses

With an excellent reputation for quality, our postgraduate courses will enhance your career and promotion prospects in an industry where high-calibre candidates are in demand. Build on your basic acoustics knowledge and gain high-level skills to review different methods of noise assessment and control.

You will have the opportunity to put these skills into practice during work-based projects tailored to your current role and the needs of your employer. You will be able to take advantage of our high-specification facilities, including building acoustics measurement systems, associated noise software, integrating sound level meters and dose badges.

Boost your career prospects and advance your existing career or embark on a new one, with our postgraduate courses deigned to raise your profile as a skilled, confident and versatile employer:


The base background knowledge on the stuff that you get from the course is exceptional and I really think it benefited me and it helped me get a job in the first place. It really prepares you for the industry that you’re going into.

Michael Harrison
Applied Petroleum Geoscience PG Dip graduate

What our Geology graduates do

Postgraduate education extends your knowledge, skills and confidence in ways which enhance your employability and open doors to new career prospects. Our previous students have gone into different career pathways, based on the skills and qualifications gained during their programme, such as:

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International student scholarship

We're offering a £2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students studying a full-time postgraduate taught programme (PGT). Terms and conditions apply.

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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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Postgraduate Live Online Events

While we’re not able to welcome you in person to our campuses at the moment, we’re not going to let that stop us showing you all the great things about studying at Derby.

We’re currently planning our spring/summer Open Events to bring you the best possible online and on-campus experience.

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