Destination details

You can find details of all of our Undergraduate field trips by Degree Programme below. The title of the course is listed first, followed by the destination.

Please see The Teaching Organisation Website for details of costs and indicative dates for field trips. Our alumni fund supports students who are in receipt of a University bursary to help them cover their field trip costs.

BSc Ecological and Environmental Sciences / BSc Ecological and Environmental Sciences with Management Trips

Compulsory trips:

  • Field Ecology – local field trips
  • Ecological Measurement – Killin, Scotland
  • Ecological Science Field Course – Ormsary Estate, Scotland

Optional trips

  • Conservation Management – Cairngorms, Scotland

BSc Environmental GeoScience

Compulsory trips:

  • Introduction to the Geological Record – Lake District, England
  • Field Skills for Earth Surface Scientists – Inchnadamph, Scotland
  • Field Skills in Tropical Marine and Terrestrial GeoScience – Jamaica – Visit the Blog
  • Environmental GeoScience 4th year Field Course – Oban, Scotland

 BSc and MEarthSci Geology

Compulsory trips

  • Introduction to the Geological Record – Lake District, England
  • Geology 3rd Year Field Courses – Spain
  • Geology 3rd Year Field Courses – Mull or Kinlochleven, Scotland  – Visit the Blog
  • Field Skills for Geologists – Inchnadamph, Scotland
  • Cyprus Excursion and Synoptic Practical for Geologists – Cyprus    – Visit the Blog
  • MEarthSci Field Training – Iceland

 BSc and MEarthSci Geology and Physical Geography

Compulsory trips

  • Introduction to the Geological Record – Lake District, England
  • Field Skills for Earth Surface Scientists – Inchnadamph, Scotland
  • Spain: Mountain Building and Destruction – Spain
  • Cyprus Excursion and Synoptic Practical for Geologists – Cyprus    – Visit the Blog
  • MEarthSci Field Training – Iceland

Optional trips

BSc and MEarthPhys Geophysics / BSc Geophysics and Geology / BSc Geophysics and Meteorology

Compulsory trips

  • Helmsdale 3rd Year Field Excursion for Interpretation Exercise – Helmsdale, Scotland
  • Transferable Skills for Geophysicists – Germany, France or England (on a 3 year rotation)

BSc Geography / MA Geography

Optional trips

  • Fundamental Methods in Geography – field course element – Kindrogan
  • Geography Fieldwork: Foundations (Human) – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Geography Fieldwork: Foundations (Physical) – Bangor, Wales
  • Geography Fieldwork: Foundations (Human) – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Physical Geography Fieldwork: Iceland – Iceland
  • Human Geography Fieldwork: Journey to the Western Isles – Uist, Scotland

 

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