351–400 th
World University Rankings 2021
Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

Mineralogy and Volcanology - Birkbeck, University of London

This part-time earth sciences course offers you an introduction to geology, with an emphasis on mineralogy and volcanology. You will explore hard rock geology, the use of petrographic microscopes, and geohazard activity. There is no fieldwork requirement, although you may attend field classes if you wish, putting your skills into practice. This course is very flexible; it is offered part-time at Birkbeck, or you can study it by distance learning, wherever you are in the world - and whenever suits you. Highlights - Our Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences has been offering evening study courses for over 70 years and is ranked in the top three departments in the country. - You will learn in an environment of active research and be taught by lecturers who are working at the forefront of their specialisms. - Studying with us will give you access to world-class research facilities. - We retain close links with UCL's Department of Earth Sciences, sharing expertise, facilities and events across the two institutions, including live streaming of lectures and digital lecture notes. In our joint submission with UCL, Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences at Birkbeck were rated sixth in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) - We are part of the joint UCL-Birkbeck Institute of Earth and Planetary Sciences (IEPS). - We offer residential field trips to sites in Greece, Morocco, Scotland, Spain and Wales.

  • Qualification
    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £4,625
  • England Year 1 £4,625
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £4,625
  • Scotland Year 1 £4,625
  • Wales Year 1 £4,625
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £4,625
  • International Year 1 £4,625