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Earth Sciences - Geology

University of Oxford

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
36065 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Earth Sciences - Geology course from the University of Oxford  is the study of the planet we live upon. The rapidly-changing scope and nature of the subject is reflected in the course at Oxford, which provides sound and broadly-based scientific training.

Overview

We combine physics, chemistry and biology with geology, geography and palaeontology to answer fundamental questions about the origin, development, and future of the Earth. You will be trained in the skills required for the interpretation of rock materials and geological phenomena as well as applying theory and techniques from other disciplines to the study of the Earth and the environment.

You will be given the opportunity to learn about how our planet works, and address some of the major issues of our times: from the origin of the solar system, the Earth and life, to the climate system and the fate of glaciers and ice sheets. The diverse range of courses cover processes from the Earth’s interior, as mapped by seismic waves, to the evolution of the Earth’s crust documented in the rocks at its surface.

Fieldwork/international opportunities

The Earth Sciences - Geology course from the University of Oxford includes several excursions. These link closely to material covered in lectures, and convey the practice of geology, geophysics, geochemistry and palaeontology in the field environment. This work culminates in an independent project to study and map an area chosen by the student. Many of the field excursions take place out of term time.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Planet Earth
  • Fundamentals of geology 
  • Physics, chemistry and biology for Earth Sciences
  • Mathematics for Materials and Earth Sciences
  • Earth deformation and materials
  • Palaeobiology
  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry and ocean chemistry
  • Mathematical and geophysical tools

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
110
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
110
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: A*AA/AAAA 
  • Advanced Highers:                    AA/AAB 
  • IB: 39 (including core points) with 766 at HL   
  • Candidates must be studying Maths plus Physics or Chemistry to A-level or equivalent.
  • Chemistry or Physics are also highly recommended as a third subject. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36065 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36065 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Islands (Channel Islands & Isle of Man) £9,250

Funding

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