Direct entry to second year Earth Sciences MGeol (Hons) 2021 entry
It is possible for students applying for the Earth Sciences MGeol single Integrated Masters degree to enter directly into the second year of study, meaning you will complete your degree in four years instead of five.
This option is offered to students with excellent A-Level or International Baccalaureate qualifications.
Students who enter directly into second year will take modules required by the Earth Sciences MGeol programme from the second year on, along with an additional practical and field skills module specifically designed for direct-entry students.
Direct entry students will have the opportunity to study abroad during their second year of study.
These grades are the overall standards required to consider you for entry.
AAA, including A in Geology or Environmental Science and A in one other subject from the following:
38, including HL6 in three subjects from the following:
We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry on to our programmes, please see our entry requirements for more information.
If English is not your first language you will need an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking), or an equivalent English language qualification.
St Andrews students must meet with their Adviser of Studies at the beginning of Semester 1 in September to complete advising – a compulsory part of the matriculation process. After module choices have been decided, a timetable will be allocated indicating the dates and times of classes.