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There is a strong emphasis on field training in all earth science degree programmes. The field provides a natural laboratory where students can learn...

  • Year 1 Fieldclass: Cornwall
    Students will study the geology of south-west England including Dorset, Devon & Cornwall
  • Explore Betic Cordillera, Southern Spain
    Students study Crustal Dynamics, Mountain Building & Basin Evolution.
  • Expanding your learning
    Fieldwork compliments and builds upon lectures and lab based coursework.
  • Hands on Experience
    There is a strong emphasis on field-training in all Earth Science programmes.
  • Lectures in the Field
    Formation of the Pyrenees at Guaso, near Ainsa, northern Spain

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Fieldwork Overview

Many students find fieldwork one of the most enjoyable parts of their undergraduate career.


Intended to provide general instructions and guidance for students and leaders


Instructions and guidance for students and leaders on the major aspects of safety.