Explore the processes that drive our global Earth system on land, in the ocean, in the crust, and in the atmosphere. On your three-year Environmental Geoscience degree you will combine geology, geography and oceanography to gain extensive knowledge of Earth, marine and environmental sciences. You will also be able to choose a Geoscience or Marine pathway. You will study at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), one of the world’s largest centres devoted to research, teaching and technology development in ocean and Earth science. You will leave prepared for further study and employment as you develop a variety of practical and professional skills relating to:
- data collection in the field and laboratory
- data interpretation and digital skills
- environmental assessment and management.
We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: Dynamic Earth Dynamic Landscapes Earth Materials Environmental Science: Research and Applications Key Skills and Fieldwork for Geoscientists Physics of the Ocean Quantitative Earth and Ocean Sciences The Earth System For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/environmental-geoscience-degree-bsc#modules
The learning activities for this course include the following: lectures, classes and tutorials, coursework, individual and group projects and independent learning (studying on your own). We’ll assess you using: coursework, laboratory reports and essays, dissertations, individual and group oral presentations, poster presentations, research project reports, written and practical exams, fieldwork/boatwork exercises and/or reports.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- The Geological Society
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSEs: Applicants must hold GCSE English language (or GCSE English) (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 4/C) We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.
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English language requirements
|Band C: 6.5 with 6.0 in each component
All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.
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Fees and funding
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