Geology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Keele 84% 0% 5% £9250 £17000 109 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 138 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 138 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Keele 88% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 0% £9250 £14000 115 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 3% 1% £9250 £25000 148 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 10% £9250 £30400 208 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 3% 1% £9250 £25000 148 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 0% £9250 £17000 115 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 0% £9250 £21700 £22800 141 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 5% 7% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23200 123 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23200 123 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 4% 3% £9250 £17900 105 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 4% 3% £9250 £17000 105 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% £9250 £30400 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 0% 9% £9250 £17000 108 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 15% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Durham University 85% 0% 0% £9250 £28500 158 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 94% 5% 5% £9250 £35100 176 London On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 95% 5% 0% £37000 £94590 163 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 94% 5% 5% £9250 £35100 176 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 90% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 162 Bristol On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 4% 0% £9000 £23450 125 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 5% 10% £9250 £25000 147 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 90% 0% 0% £9250 £21580 163 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 5% 10% £9250 £25000 147 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £14000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 0% £9250 £30400 190 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 5% 10% £9250 £18852 141 Southampton On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 4% 0% £9000 £23450 125 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Durham University 83% 0% 10% £9250 £28500 152 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 5% 10% £9250 £25000 147 Exeter On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23200 123 Egham On campus Full-time
University College London 81% 0% 15% £9250 £31200 151 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 85% 5% 5% £9250 £24700 159 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Keele 90% 5% 5% £9250 £17000 107 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 4% 0% £9000 £23450 125 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23200 144 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 87% 5% 5% £9250 £18300 103 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 4% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 4% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 3% - - 137 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 80% 2% 10% £9250 - 122 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 88% 0% 0% - - 165 Leeds On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 0% 0% - - 97 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 94% 5% 5% - - 113 Leicester On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 80% 2% 10% £9250 - 122 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 92% 5% 7% - - 104 Newcastle On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 0% - - 123 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 67% 0% 0% - - 123 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 0% 0% - - 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 67% 0% 0% - - 123 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - 0% 5% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
University of Leicester 94% 4% 5% £9250 - 113 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 84% 4% 3% - - 105 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 4% 6% - - 188 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 95% 2% 5% - - 150 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 83% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 3% 10% - - 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 95% 2% 5% - - 150 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 84% 5% 5% - - 103 Birmingham On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 84% 5% 5% - - 103 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 94% 5% 10% - - 147 Exeter On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 94% 5% 10% - - 147 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Exeter 94% 5% 10% - - 147 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 94% 5% 10% - - 147 Leeds On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 0% £9250 - 161 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 5% £9250 - 129 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 5% £9250 - 129 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 5% £9250 - 129 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 94% 4% 5% - - 113 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 100% 2% 5% - - 174 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 135 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Teesside University - - 25% £9250 £13000 80 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 87% 2% 10% - - 137 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Teesside University - - 25% £9250 £13000 80 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 94% 5% 5% - - 115 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 94% 5% 5% - - 115 Leicester On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 1% 6% - - 110 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - 0% 0% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
Plymouth University 96% 5% 10% - - 100 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 85% 0% 10% - - 149 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 92% 2% 10% - - 136 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 96% 5% 10% - - 100 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 75% 7% 15% - - 107 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - 5% 0% - - 213 Oxford On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
5151 students of Geology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Geology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22593 £22910 £26699
25-75 percentile range £19101 - £26635 £17239 - £29571 £20463 - £33631

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22267 £24414 £28299
25-75 percentile range £18977 - £25935 £18600 - £29791 £21771 - £34096

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Geology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Geology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Geology

  • Oil, Gas and Petroleum Sector
  • Groundwater Industry
  • Environmental Consultancies
  • Civil Engineering and Construction Companies
  • The Environment Agency
  • Local Authorities
  • Museums
  • Government Organisations

Specialisations within Geology

  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Earth Sciences
  • Hydrogeology
  • Nuclear Decommissioning
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geophysics
  • Waste Management

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Geology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Geology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Geology at Imperial College of Science

25% Natural and social science professionals
20% Information Technology Professionals
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
20% Engineering professionals
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Protective service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Geology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Geology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Earth Physics - MEarthPhys
  • Master of Geology - MGeol
  • Master of Earth Sciences - MEarthSci
  • Master in Geology (Honours) - MGeol (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Master of Earth Sciences - MESci
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Geology was £22593 15 months after graduation, £22910 3 years after graduation and £26699 5 years after graduation.

Geology (International) at University of Leeds received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 6 respondents.