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Exploration Geology

Suited to students seeking the necessary skills for exploration, extraction and management in the hydrocarbon, metalliferous or bulk mineral industries.

Programmes

Fieldwork

Fieldwork contributions

All our programmes provide hands-on experience in real field situations at no extra cost. We also supply specialist equipment for working in the field, supporting the widest range of field experiences linked to classroom-based teaching. (Students are asked to make a contribution towards the cost of food whilst away and a deposit for some fieldwork equipment.)

My time at Cardiff was great fun. It was an excellent place to study and was thoroughly enjoyable. For my International year, I was lucky enough to go to University of British Columbia, Canada. It was simply fantastic and gave me a perspective on different universities and the wider field of exploration geology. I liked Cardiff so much that I stayed, and now work for Terradat, a geophysical company. My job involves travelling all over the UK and occasionally abroad, conducting geophysical investigations. We use a variety of techniques to enable us to solve problems.

Roger Stevens MESci Exploration and Resource Geology 2014

Accreditation

Our exploration and resource geology programmes are accredited by The Geological Society.