UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Geoscience

The course aims to provide a set of courses that suit each student's aspirations, background and experience. The course offers several pathways to ensure a coherent programme of study: Earth systems science; palaeobiology; earth and planetary physics; environment; and hydrogeology.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods; project proposal; options: earth and planetary systems science; earth and planetary materials; melting and volcanism; physical volcanology and volcanic hazard; earthquake seismology and earthquake hazard; tectonic geomorphology; palaeoceanography; palaeoclimatology; biodiversity and macroevolutionary patterns; hydrogeology and groundwater resources; deep earth and planetary modelling; geodynamics and global tectonics; crustal dynamics, mountain building and basin analysis; relevant modules can also be chosen from UCL geography.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and laboratory and fieldwork exercises. Student performance is assessed through coursework, written assignments, unseen written examination and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,310 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 2363