36 months
Duration
27000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Engineering Geology and Geotechnics programme at The University of Exeter focuses on understanding the Earth, its processes and resources in order to design safe and sustainable ground engineering for environmental infrastructure

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Overview

  • Gain technical experience through over 60 days of fieldwork as well as laboratory classes, optional industry placement and independent research possibilities
  • Study in Cornwall with access to incredible and unique local geology on your doorstep
  • Taught at Exeter’s Penryn campus by Camborne School of Mines, a combined geoscience and mining department with an international reputation for research-inspired teaching and excellent graduate prospects

Your future

Geologists are required to help the global community deal with a range of environmental problems related to climate, energy, water, air pollution, natural hazards, supply of raw materials, and more.

Geology and geoscience degrees not only prepare you to tackle the world’s biggest environmental challenges, but they also lead to high employment rates and decent salaries, with graduate opportunities in the UK and around the world. The Camborne School of Mines Association and the award-winning University of Exeter Careers Service have the skills and a strong network of alumni to help you find employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamic Planet
  • Earth and Environmental Chemistry
  • Crystallography, Mineralogy and Gemstones
  • Earth History and Palaeontology
  • Field Geology and Geological Maps
  • Surveying and Digital Mapping
  • Quantitative Methods for GeoScientists

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAB - ABB GCE AL in two science subjects at grade B or AL Geology at grade B.
  • GCE AL science includes: Biology/Human Biology*; Chemistry; Computing; Design and Technology; Economics; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geology; Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths*; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology; Science (applied); Statistics. *If more than one of these is taken they would only count as one 'science' but could count as two A-levels towards our general requirements.
  • IB 34/665-32/655 Two sciences at HL5 or Geology at HL5
  • GCSE C or 4 Grade C or 4 in GCSE English Language and Mathematic

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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