Engineering Geology and Geotechnics BSc (Hons)

University of Exeter

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( 4.3) 1767 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F644
This programme emphasizes geological engineering skills and provides the best technical background for employment as an engineering geologist or geotechnical engineer. It is possible to transfer onto the BSc Applied Geology programme at any point up until the end of the second year as both degree programmes have a common first and second year. The first two years of study provide a thorough grounding in the major principles of geology, together with an overview of earth system science and the... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Geology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
11th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Earth Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 97 = 3% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geology
54%
Geography
51%
Biology
50%
Mathematics
33%
Chemistry
30%

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,950 per year
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Latest Engineering Geology reviews

Engineering Geology
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Rory
15 Apr 19

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics BSc (Hons)

I am incredibly happy with what I got out of my experience at UoE CSM. Things I learned and skills I have developed...
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Student Reviewer
18 Jan 16

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How Engineering Geology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 5 reviews

5 star 80%
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3 star 20%
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Student rating ( 4.3) 1,767 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 45%
3 star 7%
2 star 1%
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University of Exeter
CompUniGuide ranking
11th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
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The University of Exeter is a high-ranking institution and member of the prestigious Russell Group. With campuses in Devon and Cornwall, it boasts a Gold award for teaching from the Teaching Excellence Framework, and an excellent international reputation. You can choose between bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Exeter, with nearly 19,000 undergraduates and 5,000 postgraduate students currently enrolled. Most students are school leavers, with a small number of mature students represented. The majority of students choose to study full time, although part-time options are available. You’ll study at one of three campuses, Streatham and St Luke’s in Exeter and Penryn in Cornwall. University of Exeter students on Whatuni say: “I am incredibly happy with what I got out of my experience at University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines.

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Penryn Campus
Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 9FE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penryn Cornwall  0.4 miles away

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