UCL Earth Sciences


Prospective Students

Hands on field experience, broad learning curriculum, extensive research facilities, diverse career paths.

UCL, Earth Sciences Open Days

You will have the opportunity to book onto Live Q&A sessions with our students and academics.

For prospective students:

Information for applicants
  • Resits: Allowed – will be referred to admissions tutor to see if we can consider the application if more than two attempts  
  • Second year entry – Not considered 
  • Alternative personal statement – Not considered 
  • Mature applicants – If they meet entry requirements with qualifications within 3 years, Undergraduate admissions will process normally; if they meet entry requirement with qualifications older than 3 years, they will be referred to admissions tutor to see if we can consider them; if they do not meet entry requirement we can still refer to tutor to consider 
  • UPC – guaranteed an offer if they are predicted the entry requirement 
  • Access to HE Diploma – Considered for all programmes; will need to be referred to tutor for BSc/MSci Geophysics 
  • BTEC – Considered for all programmes apart from BSc/MSci Geophysics


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We study everything from the origin of the Earth to the history of the life it sustains.

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Let us show you around our department as we embrace research-based learning.
Why study earth sciences?

Why Study Earth Sciences?

Why Study Earth Sciences? Find out all you need to know.



A mixture of problem-orientated learning & varied teaching techniques.

Assessment and Progression

Assessment and Progression

See how you will progress during your time at UCL.

Learning in the Field

Learning in the Field

Experience how we at Earth Sciences work in the field.

Alumni and Careers

Alumni & Careers

What careers Earth Scientists have gone into & how we keep in touch.

Affiliate Students

Affiliate Students

We welcome Study Abroad & Exchange students from around the world.


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Undergraduate Degrees:
List of all our degrees.

Postgraduate Degrees:
List of all postgraduate taught degrees.

Doctoral Studies:
Graduate research degrees (MPhil,/PhD).

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Undergraduate Admissions Tutor: 
Prof John Brodholt 

Graduate Tutor:
Dr Philip Mannion 

Admissions Enquiries:
020 3108 6339 (56339)