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University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences


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Currently Accredited Degree Programmes

1st Degrees

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology
  • M.E.Sci. (Hons.) Geology
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology & Physical Geography
  • M.E.Sci. (Hons.) Geology & Physical Geography

Date Reaccreditation (begins - expires): June 2014 – June 2020

Formerly Accredited Degree Programmes

1st Degrees

For students graduating from June 2003 to June 2008:
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Geophysics (Geology route) 

For students graduating from June 2003 onwards:

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology 
  • M.E.Sci. (Hons.) Geology 
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology & Physical Geography 
  • M.E.Sci. (Hons.) Geology & Physical Geography

Masters (Not yet Accredited)

  • Carbon Capture & Storage (MSc)
  • Carbon Management (MSc) (campus/distance learning)
  • Climate Change Management (PGCert)
  • Petroleum Geoscience (MSc)
  • Integrated Resource Management 
  • Environment and Development (MSc)
  • Environmental Sustainability (MSc)
  • Sustainable Resources Management (MSc)
  • Global Environment Challenges (PGCert)
  • Geosciences (Mres)
  • Marine Systems and Policies (MSc)
  • Earth Observation & Geoinformation Management (MSc)

Contact Us

Our Accreditation Officer, Andy Saunders, will be pleased to respond to queries regarding the accreditation scheme.


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