Study Schemes

BSC Environmental Earth Science [F64F]

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 (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS00420

Environmental Management

IC07620

Academic Skills Foundation 1

or
CY01020

Sylfaen Sgiliau Academaidd 1

Semester 2
GS00120

Foundation - Dialogue

GS00320

Learning Experience

IC07720

Academic Skills Foundation 2

or
CY01120

Sylfaen Sgiliau Academaidd 2

Year 1 Options

Choose one of the following modules

Semester 1
CS01120

Information Technology for University Students

GS01120

Information in a Post-Truth World

Semester 2

Year 2 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 3 Core (110 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS21800

Field Skills

GS22200

Second Year Environmental Earth Science Tutorial

GS22600

Advanced Earth Materials

GS22700

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS23110

Earth Resources and Environmental Impacts

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 Options

Choose 10 credits

Semester 1
DA22510

Geomorffoleg Afonol

DA22810

Daearberyglon

GS23510

The Frozen Planet

GS25210

Catchment Systems

Semester 2
GS21910

Reconstructing Past Environments

GS22810

Geohazards

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

Choose 40 credits. 20 credits may be chosen from other appropriate modules in DGES or the Univertsity.

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