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Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE F600
We are walking on billions of years of Earth history. In this geology degree, you will learn how to piece it all together to understand how our planet works, and see how geologists make a difference to society and the planet.Our Geology degrees gives you a broad training in the geosciences, from the structure and history of our planet and life on Earth, to the natural resources that geologists need to manage for a sustainable future. You may have already discovered that every rock tells a ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
40th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
16th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
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
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
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, September 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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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
72%
Geography
56%
Biology
38%
Mathematics
29%
Chemistry
27%

Tuition fees

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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,...
J
Jonathan
18 Nov 19

Geology BSc (Hons)

Plenty of friends, enjoying...

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How Geology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 29 reviews

5 star 18%
4 star 69%
3 star 13%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,068 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 59%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CUG ranking
40th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

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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