To understand the physical Earth and the dynamic processes that continue to alter and change our environment you must understand Geology. Study Geology at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll combine disciplines including chemistry, physics, maths and geography to fully comprehend the past, present and future of our planet. You’ll gain the skills needed to help communities manage natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, as well as those required to locate precious minerals and natural resources including crude oil and diamonds. You’ll graduate with a diverse set of transferrable skills that will make you a highly employable candidate for employers in a range of fields. Study in a department consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016), and home to an inspiring research culture that informs our teaching. You’ll enjoy field work opportunities in the UK and overseas, and become a part of an inclusive, community-focussed department with a strong staff-to-student ratio. Study Geology at Royal Holloway and you’ll graduate well equipped to progress to postgraduate study or to a rewarding career in your chosen field. Our alumni have gone on to careers in petroleum geology, geotechnical engineering and other related sectors, so follow your passion for Geology and see where it can take you. + Benefit from a pioneering research culture, with 94% of Department of Earth Sciences research ranked world-leading or internationally excellent – no.2 in the UK. (Research Excellence Framework, 2014). + Graduate with a Geology degree from a department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016). + Enjoy extensive fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas. + Gain a practical skillset geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields. + Choose from a range of optional courses to tailor your learning to your own interests and ambitions.