Geology with Palaeontology MGeol

University of Leicester

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( 4.0) 1012 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F642
This is for you if... you want to combine the knowledge and skills base of a degree in Geology with specialist expertise in the scientific study of fossils, with a view to studying for a PhD, and with the possibility of spending a year abroad.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... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
83rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
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 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 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
72%
Geography
56%
Biology
38%
Mathematics
29%
Chemistry
27%

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Latest Geology reviews

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Sammie
25 Nov 16

Geology BSc (Hons)

I ended up dropping out of the uni. Simply because my accommodation was too loud and I felt the course wasn't for me...
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Jared
04 Nov 16

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How Geology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 24 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 63%
3 star 16%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,012 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 60%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the heart of the UK, the University of Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Founded in 1921, the University is a 15 minute walk from Leicester city centre and just an hour away from London by train. There are more than 20,000 students and nearly 4,000 staff members. There are more than 30 different departments across the University, all of which offer a diverse range of programmes.

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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