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University of Cardiff, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Currently accredited degree programmes

1st degrees (currently accredited)

  • BSc (Hons) Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Geology with Professional Placement Year
  • BSc (Hons) Geology with a Year of Study Abroad
  • MSci Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Exploration Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Exploration Geology with Professional Placement Year
  • BSc (Hons) Exploration Geology with a Year of Study Abroad
  • MSci Exploration Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience  
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience with Professional Placement Year
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience with a Year of Study Abroad
  • MSci Environmental Geoscience

Date reaccreditation (begins - expires): March 2012 – March 2024

Masters (currently accredited)

  • MSc Applied Environmental Geology

Date accreditation (begins - expires): March 2021 - March 2027

Masters (Not yet Accredited)

  • European Spatial Planning and Environmental Policy (MSc)
  • Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy (MSc)

Formerly accredited degree programmes

1st degrees (formerly accredited)

For students graduating from June 2006 to June 2014:
  • MESci Earth Sciences

For students graduating from June 2011 to July 2022 :

  • MESci Geology (International)
  • MESci Exploration and Resource Geology (International)
  • MESci Environmental Geoscience (International)

For students graduating from June 2000 onwards:

  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Environmental Geoscience
  • BSc Exploration Geology, continuing from June 2004 as BSc Exploration and Resource Geology - continuing from July 2021 as BSc Exploration Geology

For students graduating from June 2006 onwards:

  • BSc Exploration and Resource Geology (with placement year) - continuing from July 2021 as BSc Exploration Geology with Professional Placement Year
  • BSc Environmental Geoscience (with placement year) - continuing from July 2021 as BSc Environmental Geoscience with Professional Placement Year
  • MESci Geology - continuing from July 2021 as MSci Geology
  • MESci Exploration and Resource Geology - continuing from July 2021 as MSci Exploration Geology
  • MESci Environmental Geoscience - continuing from July 2021 as MSci Environmental Geoscience

For students graduating from July 2021:

  • BSc Geology with Professional Placement Year
For students graduating from July 2023:
  • BSc (Hons) Geology with a Year of Study Abroad
  • BSc (Hons) Exploration Geology with a Year of Study Abroad
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience with a Year of Study Abroad

*In order to hold an accredited degree, all BSc graduates will be required to gain Honours degrees from and including the 2023 graduating cohort.

Masters (formerly accredited)

For students graduating from March 2015 onwards:

  • MSc Applied Environmental Geology

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