Taught course

The Geology of Yorkshire and Northern England

University of York · Centre for Lifelong Learning

Entry requirements

Normally students will be expected to hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related subject area. CLL will also favourably consider any student previously awarded a BA/BSc in any subject, and with evidence of recent HE level study. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry


Course content

The PG Diploma in the Geology of Yorkshire and Northern England is a two-year, part-time programme which will Introduce the key tenets and sub-disciplines of geology, focusing on the geological evolution of northern England and its global significance in the development of Earth Sciences.

Students will gain an holistic understanding of the geological origins and history the region and develop the skills and techniques necessary for effective field and laboratory geological analysis.

The programmes starts in late September each academic year – places are limited to ensure a constructive workshop atmosphere and is delivered wholly online in a fully-supported learning environment.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 328482