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Course summary

The knowledge and skills of environmental geoscientists puts them in a prime position to help overcome some of the world’s most pressing concerns, including overpopulation and global industrialisation. This versatile five-year programme will equip you with acute problem-solving skills and a profound understanding of humanity’s relationship with our physical world. Study Environmental Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skillset that will make you a highly employable candidate to employers in a variety of fields. You’ll also benefit from the valuable workplace experience and professional connections you’ll make during your year in industry, taking them on into the workplace when you graduate. The Department of Earth Sciences is consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018). Our renowned research culture means that teaching is closely linked to our research strengths, and you’ll contribute your own findings during your final year individual research project. 94% of our research was rated 4* or 3* world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014). Environmental Geoscience gives you the opportunity to participate in fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas where you will develop your scientific understanding and hands-on experience of environmental, ecological and health issues. This programme is ideal for those who wish to progress into postgraduate study or a scientific or technical career and is also recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject. Develop a deep understanding of humanity’s relationship with the planet. Participate in exciting fieldwork opportunities. Choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to fit your interests. Recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject. Prepares you for careers in environmental engineering, geographic analysis and other sectors.

Modules

Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/undergraduate/earth-sciences/environmental-geoscience-with-a-year-in-industry/

Assessment method

Your course will be assessed by a combination of examinations and in-course assignments in the form of essays or presentations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F644
Institution code:
R72
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Combinations of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, please contact us on [email protected] to discuss your situation


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £24000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £24000 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for UK undergraduates is controlled by Government regulations, and for those starting a degree in the academic year 2022/23, is £9,250 for that year. The fee for UK undergraduates starting in 2023/24 has not yet been confirmed. The UK Government has confirmed that EU nationals are no longer eligible to pay the same fees as UK students, nor be eligible for funding from the Student Loans Company (https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/student-loans-company). This means you will be classified as an international student. At Royal Holloway, we wish to support those students affected by this change in status through this transition. For eligible EU students starting their course with us in September 2023, we will award a fee reduction scholarship equivalent to 30% of the difference between the UK and international fee for your course. This will apply for the duration of your course. Fees for international students may increase year-on-year in line with the rate of inflation. The policy at Royal Holloway is that any increases in fees will not exceed 5% for continuing students. For further information see fees and funding (https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/) and our terms and conditions (https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/applying/admissions-policy-and-procedures/). Other essential costs: These estimated costs relate to studying this particular degree programme at Royal Holloway. Costs, such as accommodation, food, books and other learning materials and printing etc., have not been included.
Environmental Geoscience with Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London - UCAS