School of GeoSciences

BSc Environmental Geoscience

Understand the processes that govern the habitability of the planet and the interaction between humans and the environment, and learn through measurement, problem-solving and critical analysis of results. Our third year students gain practical experience from a field trip to a tropical marine laboratory overseas.

About the programme

Introduction to Environmental Geoscience and why Edinburgh is the best place to study this degree.

Applying for your programme

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Information on how to apply and our entry and language requirements.

Degree structure

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See the courses you can take as part of this degree, find out how we assess you, and info on fast track entry and studying in Scotland.

Field work

Jamaica field trip lab
Find out more about our exciting Environmental Geoscience field trips to the Lake District, Jamaica, and Scotland.


Find out what our recent Environmental Geoscience graduates are doing now, and what employable skills you will learn during your degree.

Costs and funding options

Find out details of programme costs and scholarship or funding options.

Support and facilities

Find out how you will be supported during your studies.

Information for joining students

Useful links and information for students who have accepted an offer to study with us.

Social media

Find out how you can interact with Environmental Geoscience and the School of GeoSciences via a range of social media channels.

Video testimonials

Hear from recent students and staff about studying Environmental Geosciences at The University of Edinburgh.

Contact us

Contact details for admissions, applications, academic or general enquiries.


Apply now for BSc Environmental Geoscience

Applying through UCAS