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DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2024/2025
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Degree Programme Table: Geophysics (BSc Hons)
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Year 1
Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: September
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Year 2
Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 60 credits in this group.
Earth Science Fundamentals for Geophysicists
Select exactly 10 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Compulsory for direct entry to second year students.
AND
Physics and Mathematics for Direct Entry
Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Compulsory for direct entry to second year students.
AND
Linear Algebra and Several Variable Calculus
Select exactly 10 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Compulsory for direct entry to second year students.
AND
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y
Select exactly 20 credits from
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y
OR
Group B
Select exactly 60 credits in this group.
Geophysical Data Science
Select exactly 10 credits of the following courses
AND
Linear Algebra and Several Variable Calculus
Select exactly 10 credits of the following courses
AND
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y
Select exactly 40 credits from
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y
Year 3
Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Year 4
Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly credits in this group.
Geophysics Group A Options
Select between 40 and 60 credits of the following courses
AND
Group B
Select exactly credits in this group.
Level 10 courses in the School of Geosciences
Select between 0 and 20 credits from
Level 10 courses in the School of Geosciences
OR
Group C
Select between 0 and 20 credits in this group.
Level 11 courses in the School of Geosciences
Select between 0 and 20 credits from
Level 11 courses in the School of Geosciences
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