Open University

Open University

Earth Science, a Systems Approach (S808)

The course is divided into the 5 main topics of: introduction to earth system science; the causes and consequences of abrupt global warming; mountain building and climate change; the cryosphere and ocean circulation; living with the modern earth system.

Entry requirements

Normally a UK Honours degree, or equivalent, in science or a science-related subject.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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