Study Schemes

BSC Environmental Earth Science (with integrated year in industry) [F643]

Academic Year: 2022/2023Single Honours scheme - available from 2019/2020

Duration (studying Full-Time): 4 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (120 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS11520

How to Build a Planet

or
DA11520

Sut i Greu Planed

GS11900

First Year Environmental Earth Science and Environmental Science Tutorial

GS12300

Fieldwork Skills

GS12500

An introduction to Earth Materials

GS13000

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Semester 2
GS10520

Earth Surface Environments

GS10720

Life on Earth

GS11910

First Year Environmental Earth Science and Environmental Science Tutorial

GS12310

Fieldwork Skills

GS12520

An introduction to Earth Materials

GS13020

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (120 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
CD20220

Graduate Career and Professional Development

GS21800

Field Skills

GS22200

Second Year Environmental Earth Science Tutorial

GS22600

Advanced Earth Materials

GS22700

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS23810

Quantitative Data Analysis

Semester 2
GS21010

Chemical Analysis of Natural Materials

GS21820

Field Skills

GS22210

Second Year Environmental Earth Science Tutorial

GS22620

Advanced Earth Materials

GS22720

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS23710

Geographical Information Systems

Year 3 Core (120 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GSS0200

Work Placement

GSS0300

Work Placement

Semester 2
GSS0260

Work Placement

GSS0360

Work Placement

Final Year Core (80 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS30320

Environmental geochemistry and biogeochemistry

GS35100

Environmental Earth Science Dissertation

Semester 2
GS35140

Environmental Earth Science Dissertation

GS35320

Environmental Earth Science Level 3 Fieldwork

Final Year Options

Students may choose 40 credits from the following modules. 20 credits may be chosen from appropriate modules in DGES or the University.

Semester 1
GS31120

Applied Environmental Management

GS32020

Earth Observation from Satellites and Aircraft

GS33420

Glaciers and Ice Sheets

Semester 2
DA31720

Rheoli’r Amgylchedd Gymreig

GS30420

Volcanic Activity: Hazards and Environmental Change

GS32120

Sedimentary Environments

GS33720

People, Climate and Environment: a Palaeoenvironmental Perspective

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary