UCL Earth Sciences

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The Earth sciences address fundamental questions about the origin of our dynamic planet, the processes that shape it, and the history of the life it sustains. You will study the complex interactions of the Earth's system and environmental issues including climate change, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and Earth’s resources.


Earth Sciences MSci & BSc degrees are intended as an entry route for high-level professional employment or postgraduate education

This programme offers the opportunity for students to spend their third year of study at a university abroad.

Geology MSci & BSc degrees integrate theoretical studies with essential practical skills in the field and laboratory.

Geophysicists study the dynamics of the solid earth, the atmosphere, oceans, ice sheets and climate.

These degree programmes offer an integrated study of the Earth, encompassing the evolution of the planet and its internal workings.

This programmes have been designed to offer students the flexibility to combine science subjects into a structured and coherent programme