Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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( 4.1) 1236 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE F600
We’re walking on billions of years of history. And in this geology degree, you’ll learn how to piece it all together, to understand how our planet works, and what it takes to carve out a career in the discipline.The Department of Geology at Leicester provides a friendly, dynamic and supportive environment in which to learn about the evolution of our planet from geoscientists at the forefront of their field. Our teaching is led by our research and you will be taught by staff recognised ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 - 4 Yea...
3 - 4 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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
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, August 2020

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
72%
Geography
56%
Biology
38%
Mathematics
29%
Chemistry
27%

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Latest Geology reviews

Geology
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Charlotte
21 Jan 20

Geology BSc (Hons)

Good overall, mostly stress and issues with money, as conflict between wanting to be sociable and trying to save money,...
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Jonathan
18 Nov 19

Geology BSc (Hons)

Plenty of friends, enjoying...

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How Geology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 33 reviews

5 star 19%
4 star 69%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,236 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 60%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
38th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Leicester offers more than 150 different degrees across 30 subjects. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 other countries. Ancient History and Archaeology Biology Chemistry Criminology Economics, Finance and Accounting Education Engineering English Literature Film Studies Geography Geosciences History History of Art Informatics Law Management Mathematics Media and Communication Medical Sciences Medicine Midwifery Modern Languages Natural Sciences Nursing Physiotherapy Physics and Astronomy Politics and International Relations Psychology Sociology University of Leicester students on Whatuni say: “Really enjoyed myself, will be sad to leave. I really enjoy my course and the content and the lecturers are all really friendly.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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