Earth Sciences (Geology)

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All the Physical Sciences, Geology and Mathematics are wrapped into one in this course to explore and explain the processes operating on Planet Earth throughout its 4.5-billion-year history.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Earth Sciences (Geology).


Overview πŸ”— This is the official Oxford University webpage for the undergraduate course in Earth Sciences. It includes the entry requirements, subject requirements, course content, and information on the application and interview process.

Department website πŸ”— 🌟 This is the departmental webpage for the course. It includes the entry requirements, subject requirements and course content but applicants also can find more detail on specifically what the course covers in the Undergraduate Handbook (found at the bottom of the page). This outreach page πŸ”— is also helpful.

Alternative Prospectus πŸ”— This unofficial prospectus is written by the Oxford Student Union and details all the general information about Earth Sciences at Oxford, in an informal and easy-to-read format.

More things to explore

Departmental course video πŸ”— The Earth Sciences Department has created this video to explain the nature of the course to prospective applicants via testimonials and interviews from students and tutors of the subject.

Application Resources

Reading list πŸ”— 🌟 A non-compulsory reading list is available here. The material is chosen to stimulate interest across the wide range of subject areas within Earth Sciences ranging from mountain building to climatology, plate tectonics to palaeontology.

FAQ πŸ”— Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Earth Sciences interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!