Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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UCAS CODE F600
OverviewOur Geology course offers a broad education in the geosciences from the processes that govern the Earth’s surface and interior, to the interactions between society and the Earth.You’ll study all the essential geoscience disciplines: the sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic origins of rocks and minerals; the evolution of life on Earth; plate tectonics and the structural deformation of rocks; natural hazards and climate change; geotechnics; geological mapping and fieldwork; the ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 28-SEP-22

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WUSCA student ranking
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39th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
16th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Earth Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: HESA, 2018

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
66%
Mathematics
43%
Biology
34%
Geology
31%
Physics
26%

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Where you'll study

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds
LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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