Geoscience BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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Course info

UCAS CODE F610
The BSc Geoscience combines geology and physical geography to provides a broad multidisciplinary understanding of the major environmental challenges we face today, including climate change and the impact of humans on the environment, along with practical field skills including mapping, field geology, remote sensing and GIS.Through lectures, coursework, field study and access to geographical information systems, this programme covers the fundamentals of geoscience, from the origin and formation ... 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.
73rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
05-SEP-22
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 - 92 = 8% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
65%
Biology
48%
Geology
44%
Chemistry
35%
Mathematics
30%

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Latest Earth Sciences reviews

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Andreas
24 Apr 21

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My overall experience was very mixed as covid interrupted it. However, My first year was fully enjoyable and I really...
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Oliver
09 Apr 21

So far i have bad a good experience even though its online. Ive met some really nice people l but do not know anyone on...

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How Earth Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 49 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 59%
3 star 12%
2 star 6%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 995 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CompUniGuide ranking
26th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The beautiful University of Aberdeen dates to 1495 when it was founded by William Elphinstone with the founding principle of ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ It is the 5th oldest university in the UK and many of its original subjects are still taught to this day. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Law Social Science Biological Sciences Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition Psychology Engineering Geosciences Natural and Computing Sciences Postgraduate Research School Research Institutes There are two campuses at Kings College (1495) and Foresterhill, both linked by bus.

Where you'll study

University of Aberdeen

University Office Regent Walk King's College Aberdeen
Aberdeen, City Of
AB24 3FX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberdeen  0.9 miles away