Taught course

Sustainable Geoscience

University of Plymouth · School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Entry requirements

You'll normally be a graduate with an upper second class (2:1) degree or higher from a geoscience subject looking to broaden their scope and knowledge within the sustainable geoscience sector. If you apply with a 2:2 and relevant experience, this would also be acceptable.

Equally you could be a graduate from related (e.g. environmental, geographical, chemistry, or biological) disciplines who has worked within the sector and is looking to gain a specialist qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Geoscience provides essential guidance on how we can manage many of society’s most pressing future challenges. Whether it is reducing the impact of natural threats, exploiting resources more responsibly or developing new economic livelihoods, geoscientific knowledge has a critical role to play in effective geo-environmental decision making. With a holistic scientific approach and interdisciplinary problem-solving skills, our geoscience graduates will be at the forefront of sustainable thinking.

Information for international students

If you are an overseas applicant you can check the comparability of your qualifications with the UK equivalent through the UK National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), who provide an advisory service.

English language requirements.
If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.
The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Please also see the international page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1752 585858