UCAS code: F640
The typical offer is likely to be:
SQA Highers: ABBB or more if two sittings, to include two of Biology*, Chemistry*, Geography, Geology, Mathematics* and Physics*; with Standard Grade Mathematics at Grade 1 (*include at least one).
GCE A Levels: ABB required in one sitting, to include two from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Geology; with GCSE Mathematics at Grade A.
IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include two of Biology*, Chemistry*, Mathematics*, Physics*, Geology or Geography (*include at least one) at Higher Level Grade 5 plus one further subject at Higher Level Grade 5.
All applicants must also meet our general university entry requirements - including SQA, GCSE, or equivalent English language requirements.
For direct entry to second year the minimum requirements must be exceeded, including the following:
SQA Advanced Highers: AAB to include one of Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry, plus a second science from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biology or Geography.
GCE A Levels: A*AA to include at least one of Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry, plus a second science from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biology or Geography.
IB: 38 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include three of Biology*, Chemistry*, Mathematics*, *Physics or Geography (*include at least one) at Grade 6.
Entry to many degrees in Science & Engineering is possible via other qualifications (eg HNC/D, Access, SWAP).
This five-year degree follows the BSc Geology programme until the end of year 4; in Year 5 you will develop your analytical skills and a higher level of understanding of the Earth system.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
Find out more about this programme's aims, what you will learn, how you will be assessed and what skills and knowledge you will develop.
Find out more about the tuition fees for this programme.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2012