The Geology of Northern England (online) PgDip
The University of York
Key Course Facts
From the spectacular igneous geology of the Lake District World Heritage Site and Northumberland National Park to the Yorkshire Jurassic ‘Dinosaur Coast’ and the mineral wealth of the Pennines, the North has an incredible geological history spanning almost 500 million years. Concentrating solely upon the geological evolution of northern England, you will analyse and interpret key geological features and concepts to integrate regional knowledge into the interpretation of larger scale Earth processes and structures. You will assess the region’s importance in current and historical Earth science controversies and study human interactions with the rocks and landscapes of northern England from the Stone Age to the present day. Undertaking this multidisciplinary qualification will equip you with a breadth of transferable skills including advanced research, science communication and palaeoenvironmental analysis.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join The Geology of Northern England (online), PgDip.
Typically, you'll be a graduate in a related subject area. We favourably consider students with a BA/BSc award in any subject and evidence of recent higher education level of study in this area. The University of York reserves the right to ask students for academic work to support their application, and any student may be called to interview.
Tuition Fees The Geology of Northern England (online) PgDip
|England UK||£3040||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£3040||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£3040||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The University of York
The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Geology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||University of Southampton||76%||5%||10%||£9250||£18852||146||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Geology (Applied Geophysics) BSc (Hons)||University of Keele||76%||10%||0%||£9250||£17000||116||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Geology BSc (Hons)||Cardiff University||80%||0%||3%||£9000||£23450||140||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Geology MSc||University of Exeter||89%||5%||0%||£9250||£25000||147||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Engineering Geology and Geotechnics MSc||University of Exeter||89%||5%||0%||£9250||£25000||147||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Earth Sciences MEarthSci||The University of Edinburgh||96%||5%||0%||£9250||£30400||195||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Astrophysics and Geology BSc (Hons)||University of Keele||87%||0%||0%||£9250||£17000||111||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Geology with Integrated Masters MGeol (Hons)||University of Keele||76%||10%||0%||£9250||£17000||116||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Geophysics with Geology BSc (Hons)||Durham University||85%||0%||0%||£9250||£28500||194||Durham||On campus Full-time|
|Environmental Geology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)||Royal Holloway, University of London||78%||0%||5%||£9250||£23200||111||Egham||On campus Full-time|