What will I learn?

Our Earth’s resources are limited, and factors including population expansion, global industrialisation and agriculture have stretched their ability to provide for our needs. Environmental geoscientists study the environmental and geological factors that have a direct impact on human existence, meaning that they’re the people we call on to solve these profound and far-reaching issues.Study Environmental Geoscience with an International Year at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to further postgraduate education or a rewarding scientific or technical career. Your final year will be spent studying abroad in a partner university in Canada, the United States, Australia or New Zealand, giving you the chance to experience a new culture, develop key skills and study unique geological and environmental conditions in situ.You’ll study in a prestigious department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Times Good University Guide 2018), and graduate with a Masters degree in a field offering many exciting graduate career opportunities. Our extensive range of state-of-the-art facilities gives you access to world-leading laboratories for geochemical analysis, sedimentology and palaeontology, giving you the chance to contribute to our leading research culture.Environmental Geoscience with an International Year offers the perfect blend of academic study and real-world experience, with exciting field working opportunities in the UK and Europe. Study this flexible programme and you'll take a diverse skillset and a range of experiences into the workplace or further postgraduate study. Develop a deep understanding of humanity’s relationship with the planet.Participate in exciting fieldwork opportunities.Choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to fit your interests.Recommended for those who wish to undertake a broader and deeper study of the subject.Prepares you for careers in environmental engineering, geographic analysis and other sectors.

Which department am I in?

Earth Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,600.00 (23,33,412) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Royal Holloway, University Of London,

Egham Hill,

Egham,

Surrey,

TW20 0EX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Royal Holloway

International students can enjoy a diverse community at Royal Holloway where over 130 countries are represented.

  • Based in Egham, Surrey, 19 miles from central London
  • One of the world’s most beautiful campuses
  • Scholarships specifically for international students
  • English language and pathway programmes available