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Earth Sciences courses

Be inspired by our Earth Sciences programmes.

100% of BSC Geology students agree the course is intellectually stimulating (NSS, 2021)

100% of Geology MESci students agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course (Discover Uni, 2020)

96% of all activity is world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) - Research Excellence Framework (2021)

Being original

We are the original redbrick. Find out what being original means to our students and what it could mean for you.

Easily the best thing about my course is the field work, I’ve been to Scotland, Wales, Ireland, the Alps. In January, I go to Tenerife – when we get to use all the geophysical equipment you’d use in a job.

Jamie Richardson, Geology and Geophysics MESci (Hons)

Meet us


We are never say die, and always ready to give things a go. Wholehearted and determined to find our own way forward– no matter where we started from. Study with us, and shine in your own way.

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