United Kingdom

University of South Wales

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Mid Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, United Kingdom

University of South Wales

Geology (Including Foundation Year)

The foundation course in Geology is designed for applicants who do not meet the entry criteria for the BSc (Hons) Geology degree. You’ll start by completing a foundation year, which provides well structured support, allowing you to develop your scientific skills and knowledge and progress to the degree in Geology. On this Geology course, you’ll explore diverse topics, including how to describe, analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 300 million years ago. Our Geology degree emphasises applied geology, so you will learn vital skills for the workplace, including geographical information systems (GIS), geological mapping, and geological methods. The final year also includes several industry led workshops.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Pontypridd,Pontypridd
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £6,750
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,750
  • Wales Year 1 £6,750
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,750
  • EU Year 1 £6,750
  • International Year 1 £10,300