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Geology/Geoscience

Geology/Geoscience

Study one of the Earth sciences and you can expect to be concerning yourself with topics such as the evolution of life, planetary interiors, the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, oceanic and atmospheric phenomena, and earth surface processes.

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Skills

Common Degree/Major Names

BSc
Digital Geosciences
BSc
Earth Science(s)
BSc
Earth, Climate and Environmental Change
BEng
Engineering Geology
BSc/MSci
Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
BSc
Environmental Geology
BSc/MSci
Environmental Geoscience
BSc/MSci
Exploration Geology
BSc/MSci
Geological Oceanography
BSc
Geology
BSc/MSci
Geophysics
BSc
Geoscience
BSc
Natural Sciences
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Useful Skills

Analytical
Attention to Detail
Data Manipulation
ICT
Mathematical
Note Taking
Organisation
Practical (working with your hands)
Research
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Teamwork
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DEEPER SUBJECT EXPLORATION 

Access resources for you to "Read" around your subject from books, to blogs, taster lectures and events.

This is a great way to help you decide whether this subject area is really something you would want to study at the depth of a degree.

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Explore universities from our search engine that offer degrees within this field to get you started.

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Universities

Universities Offering Degrees within Accounting and Finance

Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
Durham University
UK
City Campus, City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000 A high volume of applications means a number of programmes can be more selective than others
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted)
Carleton College
USA
Rural Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Rochester
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Research university with a flexible curriculum
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Keele University
Rural Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Integrated or Thematic degrees
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Queens University
Canada
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Medical-Doctoral Research University
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Brock University
Canada
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer so many ways for you to design your degree, your way. In most of our programs.
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Need to meet prerequisite subject/grade requirements in addition to G11/12 grade average requirement
York University
Canada
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Single Focus Institution (e.g. Business School, Researched Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Admission requirements vary by programs.
University of Leicester
UK
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We are proud to be one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Franklin & Marshall College
USA
Small Institution <5000
We follow a liberal arts format with majors, minors, joint degrees, and certificate program options.
Selective (25-50% admitted) ~30% acceptance rate
College of Wooster
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Undergraduate Only Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The Netherlands
City Campus, City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Southampton
UK, Malaysia
City Campus, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We are a research focused institution offering single subject degrees, joint honours, integrated degrees as well as Liberal Arts and Science.
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
UBC - University of British Columbia
Canada
Suburban Campus, City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We offer a flexible approach to academics that allows learners to choose their own path to success.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted) - Admission is competitive and holistic - different courses and campuses will vary in requirements.
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single or Joint honours focus (but with some flexibility in pathways, and opportunities to undertake electives in different disciplines).
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Imperial College London
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We focus on STEM (Science, technology, Engineering and Maths)
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Cardiff University
UK
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We have 350 different courses in a wide range of subjects
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Reading
UK, Malaysia
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single subject and extensive joint honours
Not given by institution
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