Geology Course Information

This page contains important information and documents for current Combined Honours and Major Route BSc Geology students:


Course Handbooks

These are in Acrobat PDF format


Module List

For module information see Module Catalogues above

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.