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Earth Science

SCQF Level 08 (15 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
EASC08001 SV1 Earth Dynamics Semester 1 20
EASC08014 Earth Materials Not delivered this year 20
GESC08002 SV1 Earth Modelling and Prediction Semester 1 20
EASC08018 SS1 Earth Modelling and Prediction 2 Semester 2 20
EASC08022 SS1 Earth Science Fundamentals for Geophysicists Semester 1 10
EASC08024 SS1 Environmental Geochemistry of the Earth's Surface Semester 1 20
EASC08023 SV1 Evolution of the Living Earth Semester 1 20
EASC08021 SV1 Geomaterials Semester 1 20
EASC08007 Global Environmental Processes Not delivered this year 20
EASC08020 SV1 Global Tectonics and the Rock Cycle Semester 2 20
EASC08008 SV1 Introduction to Geophysics Semester 2 20
EASC08017 SV1 Introduction to the Geological Record Semester 2 20
EASC08011 SV1 Natural Hazards Semester 1 20
EASC08004 SV1 Oceanography Semester 2 20
EASC08016 SV1 Physics of the Earth Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 09 (29 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
EASC09035 Computational Modelling for Geosciences Not delivered this year 10
EASC09019 Earth and Planetary Structure Not delivered this year 10
EASC09045 Environmental Techniques and Applications Not delivered this year 10
EASC09040 Exploration Geophysics Not delivered this year 10
EASC09036 SS1 Field Course in Tropical Marine and Terrestrial Geoscience Semester 2 20
EASC09032 Field Skills for Earth Surface Scientists Not delivered this year 10
EASC09031 Field Skills for Geologists Not delivered this year 10
EASC09051 SV1 Field Skills for Geology and Physical Geography Full Year 20
EASC09033 Fields and Waves Not delivered this year 10
EASC09050 Geochemistry Not delivered this year 10
EASC09029 Geology 3rd Year Field Courses Not delivered this year 10
EASC09038 Geophysical Inverse Theory Not delivered this year 10
EASC09056 SV1 Global Environmental Change- Foundations Semester 1 20
EASC09027 Global Tectonics Not delivered this year 10
EASC09041 Helmsdale 3rd Year Field Excursion and Interpretation Exercise Not delivered this year 10
EASC09003 Hydrocarbons Not delivered this year 10
EASC09008 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Not delivered this year 10
EASC09021 Mathematical Methods for Geophysicists Not delivered this year 10
EASC09054 SV1 Mathematical and computational methods in Geophysics Semester 1 20
EASC09024 Measurement Techniques in Geophysics Not delivered this year 10
EASC09014 Metamorphic Petrology and Structure Not delivered this year 10
EASC09047 Quantitative Methods in Earth Sciences Not delivered this year 10
EASC09007 Quaternary Environmental Change Not delivered this year 10
EASC09053 SS1 Research Methods in Physical Geography (RMPG) Full Year 20
EASC09055 SS1 Research Training for Geophysics Full Year 20
EASC09037 Sedimentology Not delivered this year 10
EASC09042 Spain Fieldcourse: Mountain Building and Destruction Not delivered this year 10
EASC09052 SV1 Structural Analysis of Rocks and Regions (SARR) Semester 2 20
EASC09002 Structural Geology Not delivered this year 10

SCQF Level 10 (67 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
EASC10118 Advanced Volcanology Not delivered this year 20
EASC10073 Advances in Metamorphism Not delivered this year 10
EASC10072 Antarctica: Development of a Continent and its context in Rodian and Gondwana Not delivered this year 10
EASC10048 SV1 Applied Environmental Geochemistry Semester 1 10
EASC10101 SV1 Applied Hydrogeology and Near Surface Geophysics Semester 1 20
EASC10099 Aquatic Systems Not delivered this year 10
EASC10069 Cyprus Excursion and Synoptic Practical for Geology and Physical Geographers Not delivered this year 20
EASC10068 Cyprus Excursion and Synoptical Practical for Geologists Not delivered this year 20
EASC10043 SS1 Dissertation in Geology and Physical Geography Full Year 40
EASC10097 SV1 Dynamic Stratigraphy Semester 2 10
EASC10084 SV1 Earth Surface Processes Semester 2 10
EASC10098 Earth's Atmospheric Composition Not delivered this year 10
EASC10102 SV1 Earth's Atmospheric Composition Semester 2 20
EASC10086 SS1 Environmental Geoscience 4th Year Field Course Semester 1 10
EASC10059 Environmental Geoscience Fieldwork and Synoptic Practical Examination Not delivered this year 20
EASC10009 SS1 Environmental Geosciences Projects Semester 1 40
EASC10049 SV1 Environmental Problems and Issues Semester 1 10
EASC10081 Evolution of the Modern Earth Not delivered this year 20
EASC10090 Evolution of the Modern Earth Not delivered this year 10
EASC10121 SV1 Evolution of the Modern Earth and Cyprus Excursion for Geologists Full Year 20
EASC10120 SV1 Evolution of the Modern Earth and Cyprus Excursion for Geology and Physical Geography Full Year 20
EASC10038 Exploration Seismology Not delivered this year 10
EASC10105 SS1 Field Skills for Geology Full Year 20
EASC10080 SV1 Formation and Evolution of Continents Semester 1 10
EASC10070 Frontiers in Geophysics Not delivered this year 10
EASC10089 SS1 Frontiers in Research Full Year 10
EASC10011 SV1 Geology Dissertation Semester 2 40
EASC10079 Geology and Landscapes Not delivered this year 10
EASC10036 SV1 Geomagnetism Semester 2 10
EASC10109 SV1 Geophysical Imaging and Inversion Semester 2 20
EASC10116 SV1 Geophysical Investigation of Earth Resources Full Year 20
EASC10110 SV1 Geophysical Measurement and Modelling Full Year 20
EASC10085 Geophysical Techniques for Terrestrial Environmental Applications Not delivered this year 10
EASC10111 SS1 Geophysics International Field Course Full Year 10
EASC10122 SS1 Geophysics Professional Placement Full Year 60
EASC10065 SV1 Geophysics Project Full Year 40
EASC10052 SV1 Geophysics Project 1 Semester 1 20
EASC10053 SV1 Geophysics Project 2 Semester 2 20
EASC10058 SV1 Geoscience Outreach Full Year 10
EASC10087 SV1 Geoscience Outreach and Engagement Flexible 20
EASC10050 SV1 Global Environmental Change Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
EASC10037 Global Geophysics Not delivered this year 10
EASC10015 SV1 Hydrocarbon Reservoir Quality Semester 2 10
EASC10093 Hydrocarbons and Geophysical Exploration Not delivered this year 10
EASC10082 SV1 Hydrogeology 1: Applied Hydrogeology Semester 1 10
EASC10077 SV1 Hydrogeology 2: Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Transport Semester 2 10
EASC10078 Hydrogeology 3: Field and Modelling Project Not delivered this year 10
EASC10095 SV1 Igneous Petrogenesis Semester 2 10
EASC10107 SV1 Igneous, Metamorphic and Ore Processes Semester 2 20
EASC10083 SS1 Marine Systems and Policies (UG) Semester 1 10
EASC10117 SV1 Natural Hazards and Risk Full Year 20
EASC10119 Nuclear Waste Management: Principles, Policies and Practice Not delivered this year 10
EASC10094 SV1 Ore Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry Semester 2 10
EASC10096 Palaeontology Not delivered this year 10
EASC10106 SV1 Palaeontology and Sedimentology Semester 1 20
EASC10108 SV1 Petroleum Systems Full Year 20
EASC10112 SV1 Planetary Geochemistry Semester 2 10
EASC10115 SV1 Planetary Interiors Full Year 20
EASC10103 SS1 Practical Geochemistry and Data Analysis Full Year 20
EASC10035 Seismology Not delivered this year 10
EASC10021 Tectonic Geomorphology Not delivered this year 10
EASC10022 SV1 Topics in Global Environmental Change Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
EASC10100 SS1 Topics in Palaeobiology and Evolution Semester 2 10
EASC10040 Transferable Skills for Geophysicists Not delivered this year 10
EASC10091 Volcanology Not delivered this year 10
METE10006 SS1 Atmospheric Science Field Skills Semester 1 10
GESC10001 Self-Designed Learning (10 credits; SCQF level 10; GeoSciences) Not delivered this year 10

SCQF Level 11 (7 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
EASC11003 Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (CSEM) Methods Not delivered this year 10
EASC11006 SS2 Geophysics Professional Placement Full Year 60
EASC11001 Helmsdale MSc Field Excursion Not delivered this year 10
EASC11002 Hydrocarbon Reservoir Quality Not delivered this year 20
EASC11004 SS1 Hydrocarbons Semester 1 10
EASC11005 SS1 Scientific Computing Skills Semester 1 20
PGGE11193 SS1 Lake District Field Excursion MSc Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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