Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

Understanding the Earth Sciences means understanding the past, present and future of our planet and the living things on it. Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London takes a holistic approach to the Earth Sciences, bringing together disciplines including chemistry, physics, biology and maths to give you a more thorough understanding of the processes that govern our world. This flexible programme gives you the chance to select from a variety of optional modules including Volcanology and Terrestrial Palaeoecology, allowing you to tailor your degree to your own interests and ambitions. You’ll experience a year in industry, gaining applicable work experience and putting your skills to use during an industrial placement year. You’ll study in a department consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018), and graduate with a Masters degree in a field with excellent graduate employment prospects. Department of Earth Sciences alumni have gone on to enjoy careers in the hydrocarbon and environmental industries, among others. Pursue your passion for Geoscience at Royal Holloway and you’ll contribute to our leading research culture, submitting your Independent Geoscience Project in Year 5 with the option for an additional Research Proposal. Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex systems that govern our planet Join a research intensive department, with 94% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent (REF, 2014) Graduate with an integrated Masters degree in Earth Sciences This degree accredited by the Geological Society can lead to Chartered Geologist status Gain practical skills geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields

Modules

Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/undergraduate/earth-sciences/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:
F642
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


Student Outcomes

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40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25200 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* 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 £25200 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for UK undergraduates is controlled by Government regulations. For students starting a degree in the academic year 2024/25, the fee is £9,250 for that year. Royal Holloway reserves the right to increase tuition fees annually for overseas fee-paying students. Please be aware that tuition fees can rise during your degree. The upper limit of any such annual rise has not yet been set for courses starting in 2024 but will advertised here once confirmed.  For further information see fees and funding and our terms and conditions. These estimated costs relate to studying this particular degree at Royal Holloway during the 2024/25 academic year, and are included as a guide. Costs, such as accommodation, food, books and other learning materials and printing etc., have not been included.
Geoscience with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London - UCAS