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Geology MSci (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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Course info

UCAS CODE F611
Geology is the study of the Earth, its structure, composition, and history, and its hazards and resources. Geology uses rocks, minerals and fossils to provide an integrated understanding of whole Earth processes in 4D, linking the deep Earth, its crust, the surface and associated environments. This knowledge is applied to contemporary geological and socio-environmental problems, including natural and anthropogenic change and the sustainable development of resources. You will take part in an ... 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.
17th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
19th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
5 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
£18,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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£7,400 per year
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£1,820 per year
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£7,400 per year
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£7,400 per year
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£7,400 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£1,820 per year
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£18,918 per year
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30 Apr 21

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Glasgow University is a great institution, with good facilities e.g. accommodation (although it was expensive), 2...
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18 Feb 19

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so far my university experience has been great. I haven't had any problems and I love my course, the people in my...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,201 reviews

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University of Glasgow
CompUniGuide ranking
19th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
The University of Glasgow welcomes students from over 140 countries around the world, offering a modern learning environment in the largest city in Scotland. The university consists of four colleges: College of Arts College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences College of Science and Engineering College of Social Sciences There are three main campuses making up the university – Dumfries Campus, surrounded by 85 acres of parkland, Garscube Campus, which is home to the outdoor sports facilities, and the neo-Gothic Main Building at Gilmorehill Campus, which is 3 miles away from the city centre, and so beautiful that even wedding functions are held there! Alumni of the university include seven Nobel Prize winners, a Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity back in 1933.

Where you'll study

University of Glasgow

University Of Glasgow University Avenue Glasgow
Glasgow, City Of
G12 8QQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exhibition Centre   0.4 miles away

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