Geology field studies.
The Dorset coast has been a classic fieldwork destination for generations of geology students.
We can provide field courses for GCSE and A Level students from 2 to 4 days in duration.
The courses will include opportunities to practise a wide range of field skills and PAG's whilst exploring the exceptional coastline of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Follow this link to download an example programme for a 3 day A Level geology field course based in Swanage.
Our A Level geology field course to N W Scotland visits some of the most famous exposures in the UK.
The 4 day course, based near Ullapool, includes plenty of opportunities to covers PAG's whilst visiting sites such as the Moine Thrust, the Stac Fada meteorite impact site, the major unconformity between the Lewisian Gneiss and the Torridonian and the Scourie Dyke swarm.
Follow this link to download a copy of a recent itinerary for a 5 day A Level geology field course based in Ullapool.
Our A Level Geology field course to the Costa Brava is now ready and we have availability for summer term 2024 onwards.
The course is based in the coastal resort of Platja D'Aro, near Girona, with a stunning granite coastline literally on the hotel doorstep.
We will be including field visits to
S'Agaro to Platja D'Aro coastal geological trail to study the wonderful variety of intrusive igneous rocks that form this beautiful coastline.
Garrotxa Volcanic Park, a monogenetic volcanic field surrounding the town of Olot
Cap de Creus, famous for the exposures of metamorphic and structural geology. This location offers a unique opportunity to study the basement rocks of the Pyrenean mountain chain.
Montserrat mountain to see perfect exposures of sandstones, limestones and conglomerates formed during the uplift of the Pyrenees.
Cost is from £350 per student (excluding flights) and please email to enquire further.