Develop your interest and enthusiasm for Earth science and develop a toolkit of geological skills including hands-on geology and field work. The course is designed to inspire a love of geology by providing a dynamic, contemporary and exciting opportunity for students to engage with the dynamic Earth.
You will study:
- Development of Practical Skills
- Minerals and Rocks
- Fossils and Time
- Global Tectonics
- Petrology and Economic Geology
- Basin Analysis
This course is 80% exams and 20% coursework.
You will develop confidence in selecting, using and evaluating a range of quantitative and qualitative skills and approaches including: observing, collecting and analysing geo-located field data, and investigation, mathematical and problem solving skills.
Example Job Roles:
- Engineering Geologist
- Drilling Engineer
- Sustainability Consultant
- Minerals Surveyor
Progress to study degrees in Geology, Energy or Mining, Geochemistry, Palaeontology or Planetary Science.
APS 42* and 5 GCSEs at grades 5/C or above including English, maths and a science at grades 6/B or above.
Starts : 05 September, 2018
Duration : 2 Years
Course Code : ALGLOAP
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