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University of Cardiff, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

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Currently Accredited Degree Programmes

1st Degrees (Currently Accredited)

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

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

Note that all MESci programmes will be re-designated as MSci after the July 2021 graduating cohort.  All BSc graduates will be required to hold Honours degrees after the July 2022 graduating cohort.

Masters (Currently Accredited)

  • MSc Applied Environmental Geology

Date Accreditation (begins - expires): March 2015 - March 2021

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 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 June 2011- July 2022 :
  • MESci Geology (International)
  • MESci Exploration and Resource Geology (International)
  • MESci Environmental Geoscience (International) 

Masters (Formerly Accredited)

For students graduating from March 2015 onwards:

  • MSc Applied Environmental Geology

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