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Course summary

Explore the evolving Earth system through the lens of sustainable environmental management. On your four-year integrated masters you will combine geology, geography, oceanography and environmental science, giving you the freedom to specialise in subjects ranging from environmental law to marine pollution. 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. While at Southampton, your topics of study will include:

  • terrestrial and marine pollution and environmental impact
  • environmental law and science policy
  • Earth resource management
  • natural hazards.
This course will also allow you to specialise in terrestrial, or marine sciences, giving you the freedom to explore the elements of the programme that interest you most.

Modules

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-msci#modules

Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Geological Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F651
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/environmental-geoscience-degree-msci#entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Band 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.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £27400 Year 1
International £27400 Year 1
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

Please see our website for further details and updates : www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page.
Environmental Geoscience at University of Southampton - UCAS