Undergraduate courses

Curious about the origins of the Earth, dinosaurs, human evolution and volcanoes? Study Earth Sciences to learn everything about these topics and more.

Field classes, practicals, laboratory work and tutorials are part of an innovative and stimulating learning experience. Our courses are the ideal training for jobs including research, industry, the media and education.

Single honours

Joint honours


Earth Sciences graduates are highly sought after by the mining, mineral exploration, geotechnical, environmental consultancy and petroleum industries.

Did you know?

Over 30 members of the Science faculty, including two Earth Science academics, are Fellows of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest and most distinguished science academy.


Six of our single honours programmes are accredited by the Geological Society of London.  Application for accreditation of the two Geophysics programmes is in progress.