Undergraduate degree programmes

Undergraduate degree programmes

Course outlines and FAQs

Course outlines and FAQs

Course summary (a one page summary of the 4 year degree structure)

Outline Earth Science

Outline Geography

Frequently Asked Questions (Handbook)

FAQ Earth Science 2016

FAQ Geog@Glasgow 2016


The official logo indicating that a degree is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Science‌‌‌‌‌

The Earth Science programme is accredited by the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences (CHES), the education committee of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). CHES is the collective voice of the environmental sciences academic community and serves to enhance the quality of environmental education worldwide. A programme accredited by CHES is assured to meet high standards, contain a strong component of practical, field and theoretical activities, and has excellent opportunities for training, work experience and links to the professional environmental sector. Students enrolled on CHES accredited programmes can apply for free Student Membership of the IES and for a fast-track route to membership once they graduate, starting you on a route towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist.

The Geography programme is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Accreditation recognises programmes that deliver the geographical knowledge, understanding, skills, approaches and professional attributes expected of high quality geography graduates, as recorded in the QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Geography.

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences prizes

The school awards a variety of prizes every year to recognise and reward student achievement in undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes. Follow the links for details of the prizes and the awardees.