Topics include: Earth system science; major geoscience paradigms; temporal and spatial scales; Earth structure, materials and processes; terminology, nomenclature and classification, and practical knowledge; awareness of and informed concern for Earth science issues.
This is an undergraduate-level qualification that will prepare you for postgraduate study. Graduate Certificates/Diplomas typically take one to two years to complete and are made up of two, three or four modules at final-year undergraduate degree level.
Graduates go in to careers in geology, engineering, surveying, industry, or education. Possible professions include engineering geologist, geoscientist, or mudlogger. Geology course at Birkbeck, University of London may also be useful in becoming a higher education lecturer, environmental consultant, seismic interpreter, or wellsite geologist.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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If you are not from the European Economic Area (EEA) and/or Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa.The visa you apply for varies according to the length of your course:
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
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