Earth sciences - exchange modules

Plymouth is the perfect place to study for an Earth science degree owing to our collegiate and supportive atmosphere, expert staff covering the full range of geological disciplines, and the fantastic geology on our doorstep. Approval by the learned society for Earth sciences provides assurance that our teaching is of the highest standard and meets rigorous quality criteria.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying earth sciences at the University of Plymouth. Further information about earth sciences at the University of Plymouth can be found on our school page.

If you want to come and have a chat please email us to make an appointment.

Appointments are generally available Monday to Friday between 10.00–11.30 and 14.00–15.30 on a pre-arranged basis.

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits

Semester 1:

  • GEOL2001 – Sedimentology and palaeontology
  • GEOL2002 – Structures, magmas and volcanoes
  • GEOL2003 – Geospatial techniques
Semester 2:
  • GEOL2004 – Stratigraphy and earth history
  • GEOL2005 – Structural and metamorphic geology
  • GEOL2006 – Geological fieldwork