Geology module information

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

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) (Combined and Single Honours)

ESC-20082

Petrology

ESC-20083

Field Techniques

ESC-20084

Geology and Society (Single Honours only)

ESC-20064

Geochemistry (Single Honours only)

ESC-20036    

Palaeoclimatology and Quaternary Studies (Single Honours only)

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

Compulsory Modules

ESC-30039

Independent Field Project - 15 credits (Combined Honours only)

ESC-30032  

Independent Field Project - 30 credits (Single Honours only)

ESC-30034

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

ESC-30033

Volcanic and Magmatic Processes Fieldcourse option (not Combined Honours)

ESC-30030

Advanced Petrology and Structural Geology Fieldcourse option (not Combined Honours)

ESC-30038

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

Option Modules/Programme Electives (Combined Honours students select THREE modules; Major Geology and Year 3 MGeoscience students select FOUR modules, plus a Fieldcourse module (either ESC-30030 or ESC-30033))

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 and Single Honours 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.


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*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken