Planit


Geophysics

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

Providing a knowledge of the way the earth works is vital to understanding the nature and origin of earth resources. A degree in Geophysics from the University of Aberdeen will allow you to learn about the history, structure and dynamics of the earth system, and the physics behind them.

Topics you can study include (but are not limited to):
The Physical Universe; The Earth Through Geological Time; Earth’s Materials; Computer Programming and Principles; Petrology and Mineralogy; Light Science; Dynamical Phenomena; An Introduction to Field Geology; Energy and Matter; Structural Geology & Tectonics; Principles of Petroleum Geology; The Physics of Waves; Interpretation of Seismic Reflection Data; Sedimentology; Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology; Computational Geophysics; Statistical Physics and Stochastic Systems; Advanced Exploration Geophysics; Modelling Theory; Interpreting the Subsurface.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) including 2 maths or science subjects plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5.

For advanced entry to year 2, you will require 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Geography and Physics.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F660

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Physical Science

Department

Geosciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General