Bangor University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Geological Oceanography with Foundation Year

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Course summary

This degree focuses on the study of marine sediments within an Earth system science context. It is concerned with sedimentary processes (the origin, transport and deposition of particles in the marine environment), and with marine sediments and rocks, in particular those formed in the past 2 million year, but also further back in time. Geological Oceanographers are required to tackle issues such as climate and sea-level change, coastal erosion, marine pollution, waterway siltation and offshore engineering related to cable/pipelines routes, renewable energy infrastructure and oil and gas exploration. The BSc Geological Oceanography with Foundation Year programme combines a foundation year with the three year Honours Degree to create an integrated four year programme. The programme provides an excellent introduction to studying a science subject at university and will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to study at degree-level. The with Foundation Year programme is ideal for applicants who do not quite meet the entry requirements for the three year degree or who would benefit from further a further year’s study in relation to studying a science subject. Successful completion of the Foundation Year will see you progress to Year 1 of the Geological Oceanography programme. As a Bangor University student, you will be taught by committed and enthusiastic staff and will have access to the University’s extensive student support network and facilities.

Course details

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F62F
Institution code:
B06
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/future/englishlanguage


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees and scholarship information for International applicants can be found here: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/tuition
Geological Oceanography with Foundation Year at Bangor University - UCAS