The minimum entry requirement is a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in geology, geophysics or a cognate subject. Some additional professional experience is preferred.
Months of entry
Course contentSix taught courses (60%) cover Geodynamics, Plate Tectonics, Seismic Processing and Interpretation, Structural Geology, Structural Analysis and Structural Modelling, and include three field trips (UK and Spanish Pyrenees). The Independent Research Project (40%) further develops vocational skills and emphasises research.
Information for international students
The Tectonics course is internationally renowned and attracts students from across the world. One third of our intake is international, with many students sponsored by oil and mining companies.
Fees and fundingOne oil company funded place and fee-only studentships from college. All applicants are considered for these awards so no separate application need be made.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||40|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||20|
|Dissertation||40 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Ms Julie Brown
- 01784 443582
- 01784 471381