Geology module information

Here you can find important information about your module options while studying Geology at Keele.

Module Catalogues


Module List

For further information, please see the above module catalogues.

Modules
 
Principal

FHEQ Level 4 (Year 1) (Combined and Single Honours)

ESC-10062

Earth Structure and History

ESC-10063

Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

ESC-10064

Data Visualisation, Analysis and Interpretation (Single Honours only)

ESC-10048

The Earth System (Single Honours only)

FHEQ Level 5 (Year 2) (all compulsory) - Note modules will change for 2019.20

ESC-20001

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

ESC-20002

Reconstructing Past Environments

ESC-20039

Advanced Structural Geology and Geological Mapping Training

ESC-20040

Geoscience Field Techniques

FHEQ Level 6 (Year 3) (all compulsory) - Note modules will change for 2020.21

Compulsory Modules

ESC-30039

Independent Field Project

ESC-30034

Advanced Topics in Sedimentology (compulsory for Year 3 MGeoscience students ONLY) 

ESC-30033

Volcanic and Magmatic Processes (Major Geology and Year 3 MGeoscience Geology route students ONLY)

ESC-30038

Geological Communication Skills (Major Geology and Year 3 MGeoscience Geology route ONLY)

Option Modules/Programme Electives (Dual Honours students select THREE modules, Major Geology and Year 3 MGeoscience students select FOUR modules)

ESC-30008

Structure and Geodynamics

ESC-30009

Natural Hazards

ESC-30022

Hydrological and Engineering Geology

ESC-30025

Micropalaeontology: Principles and Applications

ESC-30028

Economic Geology

ESC-30034

Advanced Topics in Sedimentology (optional for BSc students ONLY)

ESC-30036

Exploration Geophysics for the Hydrocarbon Industry

Major Geology students can select a maximum of TWO of the following Physical Geography option modules *:

ESC-30006

Glaciers and Glacial Geomorphology

ESC-30018

Global Environmental Change

ESC-30020

Water Resources

ESC-30027

Coastal Environments

*some Geography options may be unavailable due to timetabling constraints.


Accreditation logo for Geological Society Accreditation logo for IEMA Accreditation logo for IES Accreditation logo for RGS Accreditation logo for Athena Swan Bronze

*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken