Geology and geoscience
Explore the structure, evolution and dynamics of Earth and its natural mineral and energy resources. Find out how processes, such as landslides, earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions, change the world around us.
Why study with us
Facilities and location
Our SchoolLocated in Main Building
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is located inside the University's iconic Main Building.
Large lecture theatreLocated in Main Building
The Shandon Lecture Theatre is one of our large lecture theatres where you may have some of your first-year lectures.
Small lecture theatreLocated in Main Building
The Wallace Lecture Theatre is one of our smaller lecture theatres where you may have some of your second and third-year lectures.
Science LibraryLocated in Main Building
The library contains collections on biosciences, chemistry, Earth and environmental sciences, as well as facilities to support you with your studies.
LaboratoryLocated in Main Building
This is where our geology and geoscience students complete lab work, such as examining thin sections through a microscope.
National Museum of Wales
We are just a short walk away from the National Museum of Wales, providing easy access to their impressive exhibition galleries and collections.
A taste of studying with us
Watch our taster lecture or sign up for our free online short course to get a taste of our approach to teaching, as well as some of the exciting topics you might study.
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Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, published by HESA in June 2022.
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