University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Advanced Applied Field Geoscience (Taught)

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Course summary

Our MSc in Advanced Applied Field Geoscience is the most fieldwork intensive MSc in the UK. The aim of the MSc is to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, competence and confidence to work in a wide range of practical geoscience careers. Rather than focusing on an individual geoscience career path, we focus on providing a through training in a wide range of geoscience skills including digital data capture and visualization, analytical methods and applied field geology. Fieldwork includes courses in Utah (USA), Finland, Azores, Spain and the UK along with work close to our campus in South Wales. This is a highly vocational MSc course aimed at providing you with the skills required to enter a wide range of geoscience careers. You will be taught by academics with industry experience or by industry experts. Professional skills are highlighted and developed throughout the course and you will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals. We will provide assistance to students looking to carry out their research dissertation in conjunction with an industry partner. This course is suited to candidates with a first degree in geology, geophysics, earth sciences or joint honours geology-geography.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Candidates should usually have a 2.1 / 1st class honours in Geology, Earth Science, Geophysics, or joint honours Geology – Geography although other applicants would be considered based on their personal circumstances.


Fees and funding

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Advanced Applied Field Geoscience at University of South Wales - UCAS