QUALIFICATIONS

Entry to a career as professional geologist is usually through a first degree in Geoscience or a related subject, often followed by postgraduate study (MSc orPhD). 


Many United Kingdom bachelor and masters degrees are accredited by the Geological Society of London as an established benchmark of quality. Training and professional development then continues throughout the career of a professional geologist.


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A variety of Earth science technical and support roles are also available, which do not require a degree.