Planit


Geology

Open University in Scotland

Content

Travel to the deep time of Earth’s past through fossil finds and mineral mysteries. You’ll observe, describe and interpret rocks and landforms, minerals and fossils, to develop your understanding of how our planet works. Try out your new skills by collecting and analysing data in your own geological investigation. Then explore related topics such as planetary, environmental or ecological science to extend your study of geology.

Entry Requirements

Open entry. If you’ve not studied for some time or are new to the OU, we recommend that you start with a Level 1 course.

Computer and internet access required.

Start Date

October, February

Qualification

DipHE

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

Flexible

Faculty

General

Department

Environment

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals