Prospective students

Earth Sciences at St Andrews spans topics from 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.

Studying at St Andrews

Over the last 600 years, the University of St Andrews has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading research and teaching centres. Today, we offer a flexible degree structure based on your choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.