Earth Sciences


Welcome from the Head of Department, Professor Jürgen Adam

It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Earth Sciences! We are really pleased you chose to come and study with us and while you are settling in we will do our best to make you feel at home. The first week at University is one of life’s great landmarks and we have a programme of events to help you make friends, find your way around and introduce you to academic life. You are joining a friendly and lively community - if you have any questions we are here to help, don't be afraid to ask.

There are a range of departmental activities and events scheduled for Welcome Week, please ensure that you read through the below information and if you have any questions contact

Information for New Undergraduate Students

Please note that the first field class will take place to South Devon during 11-13 October 2019, for which there is a compulsory briefing on Friday 27 September.  The second field class, to Oxfordshire, will be held on Saturday 16 November, so please keep these dates free.

Remember to bring clothing suitable for outdoor work (such as walking boots, waterproof jacket and trousers, warm hat, gloves etc.) with you when you pack for university.

Information for Returning Undergraduate Students