Swansea University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities Rankings 2018
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Physical Earth Science

The BSc Physical Earth Science degree scheme combines physical geography with physical aspects of geology, and will suit you if you have an interest in physical aspects of the Earth. Students take modules in physical geography and geology in Year One. In Years Two and Three, students study compulsory modules (research methods, approaches to geography, field course, dissertation) that focus on physical geography. They undertake additional geological fieldwork and a module investigating the geological record of environmental change. In Year Three, students undertake a dissertation and a research frontiers essay or work placement with a geological theme. Optional modules in Years Two and Three are chosen from those covering physical geography. Fieldwork is an important part of our teaching on the BSc Geography course, including an overseas field course in level two as well as fieldwork closer to home at all levels. Swansea have been successfully training Geography graduates since the 1930s. We are one of the most well established Geography departments in the UK and, with over 30 academic staff, we are amongst the largest. Our well established reputation is noted by our excellent ratings for teaching, student experience and research. We offer numerous activities for work experience and internships and a dedicated programme of activities designed to enhance your employability.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Singleton Park Campus,Swansea