Geology holds the key to some of our most profound questions, from the origins of our planet to the root of countless physical processes and even the optimum conditions for life itself. Study Geology with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London and develop your understanding of the physical Earth and the dynamic processes that alter and change our environment. This flexible programme includes a year in industry, during which you’ll gain experience in an industrial workplace and build valuable connections to take with you into your future career. You’ll study in a dynamic department which is consistently rated among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016). Our renowned research culture means that our teaching is informed by leading research, providing you with cutting-edge knowledge and active industry links. The Department of Earth Sciences has a supportive, friendly and community-focussed approach and this is reflected in the consistently high satisfaction scores from our students. Participating in exciting fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas will develop your scientific understanding and practical hands-on experience. Study this rewarding programme and you’ll be well equipped with a diverse transferrable skillset to make you a highly employable prospect in a range of industries. Our alumni have secured jobs in petroleum geology, geotechnical engineering and other related sectors, so let your passion for Geology lead you towards a fulfilling career. + Spend a year in industry and gain vital career experience while establishing valuable industry connections. + 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 Europe. + Gain a practical skillset geared towards a career in Earth Sciences and other related fields.