MSci Geology with Study Abroad (F609)

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UCAS code F609
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £20,300 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 36 overall for Single Honours Geology courses

About MSci Geology with Study Abroad

The course structure mirrors the MSci Geology degree but you will spend your third year abroad studying geology units comparable to those offered at the University of Bristol in English. You will return to Bristol for your final, research-centred year.

On this course at one of our partner institutions in North America, Hong Kong, Singapore, Europe, Australia or New Zealand. Visit the Global Opportunities website to find out where you can study abroad.

View all our Geology courses

See a list of all Geology degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for MSci Geology with Study Abroad - applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
AAB including AB in a core science and another science (in any order), or ABB including three core science subjects
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
ABC including AB in a core science and another science (in any order)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6, 5 at Higher Level in a core science and another science (in any order), or 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level including 6,5,5 in three core science subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 6 and 5 at Higher Level in a Core Science and another Science (in any order)
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit, including 12 credits at Distinction in two of the following science subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics.
BTEC offer DDM in Science or Engineering plus A-level B in Maths, Chemistry or Physics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including two science/maths subjects, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall, with 8.5, 8.0 in a core science and another science (in any order)
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Core science subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics. Science subjects also include Environmental Science, Geography, Geology and Psychology.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Standard numeracy requirement (C in GCSE Maths or equivalent) and
Standard literacy requirement (C in GCSE English or equivalent)

Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile C
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed, but please seek advice about maintaining relevant skills

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application.

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This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Geological Society for the purpose of partially meeting the experience requirement for Chartered Geologist.

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