Planit


Earth Sciences

University of Edinburgh

Venues

King's Buildings Campus

Content

The BSc Earth Sciences is a new cutting-edge degree that prepares you for advanced careers in the Earth sciences and beyond.

It carefully balances data science, programming, and computing skills with traditional field and laboratory skills, along with a knowledge of Earth sciences.

You will the skills needed to answer the important questions in the Earth sciences.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBB (minimum) but typically ABBB (first sitting) or AABB (two sittings) including 2 from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Physics plus Maths at National 5 at A and English at C.

For second year entry you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB from Maths*, Biology, Chemistry*, Geography and Physics* (*at least one is required) plus 5 Highers at AABBB including 3 from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Geography or Physics.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB (by end of S6) (BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6) including 2 from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Physics plus Maths at National 5 at A and English at C.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F600

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Science and Engineering

Department

Geosciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals