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Geology and Physics BSc
Geology and Physics BSc

Geology and Physics BSc

  • ID:UOA440034
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£22,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£22,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£141,120.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

  • IELTS Academic: OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0

  • TOEFL iBT: OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

  • PTE Academic: OVERALL - 59 with: Listening - 59; Reading - 59; Speaking - 59; Writing - 59

  • Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency: OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Course Information

Geology offers you the chance to find out how the Earth works and when you combine Physics with this subject you get a real sense of energy and matter and their interaction.

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Year 1

Compulsory Courses

  • Getting Started at the University of Aberdeen (PD1002)

  • The Nature of The Environment Through Geological Time (GL1005)

  • The Physical Universe A (PX1015)

  • Calculus 1 (MA1005)

  • Algebra (MA1006)

  • Earth's Materials (GL1505)

  • The Physical Universe B (PX1513)

  • Calculus II (MA1508)

Optional Courses

Select a further 15 credit points from courses of choice.

Year 2

Compulsory Courses

  • Petrology & Mineralogy (GL2015)

  • Light Science (PX2013)

  • Dynamical Phenomena (PX2015)

  • An Introduction to Field Geology (GL2510)

  • Geophysics (GL2511)

  • Practical Optics and Electronics (PX2505)

  • Relativity and Quantum Mechanics (PX2510)

Optional Courses

Select one of the following:

  • Stratigraphical Principles (GL2014)

  • 15 credit point level 2 Mathematics course.

Year 3

Compulsory Courses

  • Field and Mapping Techniques 1 (GL3026)

  • Energy and Matter (PX3014)

  • Quantum Mechanics (PX3511)

  • Electricity and Magnetism (PX3512)

Optional Courses

Select:

  • Principles of Petroleum Geology (GL3018) OR Structural Geology & Tectonics (GL3027)

  • Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology (GL3520) OR Sedimentology (GL3521)

  • Introduction to the Solid State (PX3016) OR Mathematical and Computational Methods in Physics (PX3019).

Plus select further 15 credit points from courses of choice.

  • Principles of Petroleum Geology (GL3018)

  • Structural Geology & Tectonics (GL3027)

  • Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology (GL3520)

  • Sedimentology (GL3521)

  • Introduction to the Solid State (PX3016)

  • Mathematical and Computational Methods in Physics (PX3019)

Year 4

Compulsory Courses

Petroleum Geology: Geochemistry and Geofluids (GL4028)

  • Project A (PX4011)

Optional Courses

Select:

  • Case Studies in the Physics (PX4007) OR Statistical Physics and Stochastic Systems (PX4012)

  • Structure of Matter and the Universe (PX4510) OR Nuclear and Semiconductor Physics (PX4516) OR Analytical Mechanics and Elements of General Relativity (PX4517)

Select a further 30 credit points from level 4 courses in Geology.

  • Case Studies in Physical Sciences (PX4007)

  • Statistical Physics and Stochastic Systems (PX4012)

  • Structure of Matter and the Universe (PX4510)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Associate Technical Professional

  • Borehole Geologist

  • Data Manager

  • Field Engineer

  • Logging Geologist

  • Mudlogger

  • Site Engineering Geologist

  • Well Planning Engineer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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