Earth Sciences BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Earth Sciences BSc (Hons)

Do you want to:


* learn more about how our planet works?


* help protect the planet?


* tackle the greatest challenges facing society and the natural world?


* find out how we can live sustainably on our planet?


Then this degree is for you.

**Why Earth sciences?**

The world needs Earth scientists now more than ever before. We need them to:


* help us address the climate crisis


* adapt to environmental changes


* secure the energy and materials society needs

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Campus

Central area campus

Course Address
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ

Application Details

Course Code

F600

Institution Code

E56

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B

BBBB by end of S5 or AABB by end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6. Required subjects: Highers: two of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, or Physics at B. Higher Applications of Mathematics is not accepted in place of Higher Mathematics. National 5s: English at C and Mathematics at A. We will accept combinations of Mathematics and Physics both at grade B to meet this requirement.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

32

32 points with 555 at HL - 30 points with 555 at HL. Required subjects: HL: two of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics (Analysis and approaches only) or Physics at 5. SL: English at 5 and Mathematics (Analysis and approaches only) at 5 (if not at HL).

A level

A,B,B

B,B,B

Required subjects: A Levels: two of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4 and Mathematics at A or 7. We will accept combinations of Mathematics and Physics both at grade B, or Mathematics, Science plus Additional Science all at grade B to meet this requirement.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £34,800

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