Prospective students

Craigduff dome, St Andrews
Craigduff Dome, St Andrews, caused by crustal uplift before a volcanic eruption

Earth Sciences at St Andrews spans topics from the current climate change to the formation of the planets, integrating chemistry, physics, and biology to understand the world around us. An Earth Science degree will equip you with a fundamental understanding of natural processes, ranging from the formation of major mountain belts to modern ocean acidification, and volcanic eruptions to management of Earth's natural resources.