Geoscience at Keele University

This page contains important resources for current Geoscience students. For prospective students looking to study from 2019, this course will be known as Geology. Further information regarding Geology can be found on our course pages, or you can contact the course director via email or by calling 01782 734963.


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These documents are in Acrobat PDF format:

For detailed module information see, please consult the module catalogues in the previous tab.

Modules
 
Principal

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

ESC-20001

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

ESC-20002

Reconstructing Past Environments

ESC-20036

Palaeoclimatology and Quaternary Studies

ESC-20037

Geoscience and Society

ESC-20039

Advanced Structural Geology and Geological Mapping Training

ESC-20040

Geoscience Field Training

ESC-20054

Forensic and Historical Geoscience

ESC-20064

Geochemistry

FHEQ Level 6 (Year 3) (all Compuslory)- Note modules to change for 2020.21

Compulsory Modules

ESC-30032

Geoscience: Independent Field Project (2 modules)

ESC-30028

Economic Geology

ESC-30030

Advanced Petrology and Structural Geology Field Course

ESC-30034

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

Option Modules/Programme Electives (BSc Geoscience students select FOUR of the following modules,  Year 3 MGeoscience students select THREE of the following modules):

ESC-30008

Structure and Geodynamics

ESC-30009

Natural Hazards

ESC-30022

Hydrological and Engineering Geology

ESC-30025

Micropalaeontology: Principles and Applications

ESC-30034

Advanced Topics in Sedimentology (optional for BSc Geoscience ONLY)

ESC-30036

Exploration Geophysics for the Hydrocarbon Industry

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