Module code: GL3049
Module co-ordinator: Dr Tiffany Barry

This module takes a chemical approach to discovering how the earth works. It examines the application of geochemical principles to geological processes including evolution of the mantle and continental crust, sources, sinks and residence times of elements in the ocean, and isotopic distributions.


  • 8 hours of lectures
  • 16 hours of practical classes and wokrshops
  • 51 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam, 2½ hours (100%)