B.Sc. Geology with Ocean Science (Hons)

In Plymouth

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location


  • Duration

    36 Months


Broaden your geological horizons by exploring the connection between the Earth and its marine and nearshore environments on our joint honours degree. Geology with ocean science will arm you with the theoretical and practical aspects of geology, as well as enabling you to develop an understanding of oceanography and coastal processes. Gain an awareness of the interplay between the solid Earth and marine processes, and learn how these factors control the development of coastal regions.




Plymouth (Devon)
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Drake Circus, PL4 8AA


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What you'll learn on the course

  • Joint
  • Global
  • Climate
  • Climate Change
  • Materials
  • Biology
  • Sedimentology
  • Numeracy
  • Geology
  • Oceanography

Course programme

Course Content
  • Biology and Hydrography of the Ocean
  • Earth Materials
  • Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
  • Physical and Chemical Processes of the Ocean
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Climate Change and Energy
  • Essential Numeracy
  • Natural Hazards
  • Our Ocean Planet
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Coastal Oceanography
  • Geology with Ocean Science Fieldwork
  • Magmatic and Structural Processes
  • Preparation for a Year Long Work Placement in Earth Sciences
  • Sedimentology and Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy and Earth History
  • The Global Ocean
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