Geophysics

Geophysics is the study of the Earth and environment using Physics and Mathematics.

Subject overview

If you’re interested in the Earth and its environment and would like a physics-based understanding of it, then Geophysics is a great subject to study.  

Where can Geophysics take you?

Graduates can expect to find employment researching global processes such as plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, the oceans, atmosphere and climate. They can also become explorers for natural resources, looking for oil, minerals and groundwater, and help to monitor and manage environmental problems including natural hazards such as earthquakes, climate change and pollution.  

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