Why choose Bristol for postgraduate study?

The heart of Bristol

The School of Earth Sciences is situated at the historic heart of the University campus, in the neo-Gothic Wills Memorial Building.

Research excellence

The School is home to world-class research and facilities. Learn more about our research here.

The Library

The Earth Science Library is housed in the beautiful Wills Memorial Library.

Earth Sciences on film

Watch videos filmed in the School of Earth Sciences.

The Earth Science Collection

The School hosts an impressive rock, mineral and fossil collection.


The University of Bristol's School of Earth Sciences can trace its origins back to 1876, when Geology was offered as a subject at the original University College. Learn more about the School and its history.

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