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Harriet Drage

Palaeobiology MSci, Fourth year

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Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Earth Sciences

Entry 2015

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 ‘system’ and environmental issues including climate change, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and Earth's resources.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
F604 Earth Sciences MSci 4
F605 Earth Sciences (International Programme) MSci 4
F645 Environmental Geoscience MSci 4
F601 Geology MSci 4
F663 Geophysics MSci 4
F603 Earth Sciences BSc 3
F644 Environmental Geoscience BSc 3
F600 Geology BSc 3
F660 Geophysics BSc 3


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First career destinations

  • Marketing Campaign Manager, Freemax Media (2012)
  • Analyst, Global Data (2012)
  • Full-time student, PhD in Palaeoclimatology at Uppsala University (2011)
  • Satellite Data Processing Technician, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (2011)
  • Upstream Oil and Gas Recruiter, Dynamic Recruitment Solutions (2010)

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