Study Schemes

BSC Physical Geography [F840]

Academic Year: 2022/2023Single Honours scheme - available from 2006/2007

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship; The Coleg Incentive Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (120 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS11000

Living with Global Change

or
DA11000

Byw gyda newid byd-eang

GS11520

How to Build a Planet

or
DA11520

Sut i Greu Planed

GS12500

An introduction to Earth Materials

GS13000

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Semester 2
GS10520

Earth Surface Environments

GS10720

Life on Earth

GS11020

Living with Global Change

or
DA11020

Byw gyda newid byd-eang

GS12520

An introduction to Earth Materials

GS13020

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS22010

Physical Analysis of Natural Materials

GS22100

Level 2 Geography Tutorial

or
DA22100

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 2

GS23510

The Frozen Planet

GS23810

Quantitative Data Analysis

GS25210

Catchment Systems

or
DA22510

Geomorffoleg Afonol

Semester 2
GS21010

Chemical Analysis of Natural Materials

GS21910

Reconstructing Past Environments

GS22110

Level 2 Geography Tutorial

or
DA22110

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 2

GS22420

Geography Fieldwork

or
DA22420

Gwaith Maes Daearyddiaeth

GS23710

Geographical Information Systems

Year 2 Options

Choose 20 credits

Semester 1
DA22810

Daearberyglon

GS22600

Advanced Earth Materials

GS22700

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS23110

Earth Resources and Environmental Impacts

GS28910

Geographical Perspectives on the Sustainable Society

Semester 2
GS22620

Advanced Earth Materials

GS22720

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS22810

Geohazards

Final Year Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS34000

Geography Dissertation

or
DA34000

Traethawd Estynedig Daearyddiaeth

Semester 2
GS34040

Geography Dissertation

or
DA34040

Traethawd Estynedig Daearyddiaeth

Final Year Options

Choose 80 credits from the list below. Up to 20 credits may be taken from other appropriate modules offered by DGES or in the university.

Semester 1
GS30320

Environmental geochemistry and biogeochemistry

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