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

Compulsory Modules

ESC-30032

Geoscience: Independent Field Project - 30 credits (2 modules)

ESC-30028

Economic Geology

ESC-30030

Advanced Petrology and Structural Geology Field Course option

ESC-30033

Volcanic and Magmatic Processes Fieldcourse option

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 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-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