Geography

Geography is the integrated study of the earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is unique in bridging the social sciences with their understanding of the dynamics of cultures, societies and economies, and the earth sciences with their understanding of … Read more…

Chemistry

Everything around us involves Chemistry, from the making of new materials to understanding biological systems, the food that we eat, the medicines which keep us healthy, ensuring the purity of the water we drink and the air that we breathe. The chemical … Read more…

Subsurface Engineers

These comprise two main groups – petroleum and reservoir engineers. Many companies use those two labels in different ways. The description here tries to simplify the roles. Many subsurface engineers change their focus between reservoir and petroleum engineering during their … Read more…

Marine & Freshwater Biology

Marine and freshwater biology is the study of the world’s aquatic environments, which provide a fascinating diversity of animals and plants for the biologist to investigate. It is an important field for the future management and conservation of our aquatic … Read more…

Earth Science

Earth science is the study of the Earth, its structure, composition, history and resources. It is concerned with the interactions of the Earth’s deep geology with surface processes, climates and natural and anthropogenic changes. Our Earth Science students are the … Read more…

Geography

Geography is the study of the surface of the Earth as the site of human living and working. It considers the variability in physical and human landscapes, along with the interrelationships commonly binding them together. Our Geography students report satisfaction … Read more…

Earth Science

Earth science is the study of the Earth, its structure, composition, history and resources. It is concerned with the interactions of the Earth’s deep geology with surface processes, climates and natural and anthropogenic changes. Our Earth Science students are the … Read more…

Geology & Physical Geography

Introduction This five-year degree programme follows the BSc Geology & Physical Geography programme until the end of year 4. In Year 5 you will develop your understanding of the Earth system, in particular surface processes and linked interactions around landscape … Read more…

Geology

Introduction This five-year degree follows the BSc Geology programme until the end of year 4; in Year 5 you will develop your analytical skills and a higher level of understanding of the Earth system.

Geophysics & Meteorology

Introduction Geophysics and Meteorology are fascinating subjects in their own right but are also of great economic and environmental importance. Geophysics uses physics and mathematics to study the Earth’s internal structure and dynamics. Meteorology applies the same methods and techniques … Read more…