University of Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Palaeontology and Geology with an International Year

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Course summary

Studying this degree course will give you a rigorous training in Earth Sciences, with a particular emphasis on palaeontology, the study of ancient life. The biology aspect of the programme will enhance your understanding of evolutionary processes and of the environmental controls on species distribution. This course will provide you with opportunities for employment as a professional palaeontologist or palaeobiologist engaged in further research or museum works, or as an applied palaeontologist/biostratigrapher within an oil company. Our four-year Palaeontology and Geology with an International Year MSci programme provides an opportunity for you to spend a year studying overseas whilst following your interests in Palaeontology and Geology more fully, and developing key skills for career development.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
FC70
Institution code:
B32
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see the course web page listed in the 'course details' section above. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
Palaeontology and Geology with an International Year at University of Birmingham - UCAS