Department of Earth Science and Engineering
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Earth and Planets
Research in this area focuses on understanding the deep Earth, surface processes and the evolution of solid bodies within our solar system. Find out more about earth and planets.
Petroleum Geoscience and Engineering
Research in this area focuses on petroleum reservoir engineering, petroleum geology, petroleum geophysics and carbon-dioxide capture and sequestration. Find out more about petroleum geoscience and engineering.
Computational Geoscience and Engineering
Research in this area focuses on modelling renewable energy supply, the sustainable production of earth resources, and mitigating environmental impacts and risks. Find out more about computational geosciece and engineering.
Study Earth Science and Engineering
Interested in Earth Science?
Our department has been ranked 1st place as the top UK Geology department in the Guardian University League Tables 2019 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. Results from the 2017 National Student Survey show 97% of students are overall satisfied with the quality of our degrees.
If you want to know more about studying in our department and about courses that are available to you, come along to:
- A Department of Earth Science and Engineering open day
- An Imperial College open day
- One of the Department of Earth Science and Engineering's summer Taster Days
The best possible training to enable the development of observational and field skills with the fundamental science required to understand Earth processes and systems. Find out more about undergraduate courses.
First class facilities and supervision with academic excellence. Find out more about postgraduate study.
Opportunities which cover the full range of Earth Science-related fields. Find out more about PhD opportunities in the Department.
26 September 2018Music and science collide as Holst’s The Planets gets a modern makeover
19 September 2018Professor Anna Korre announced as new Co-Director of Energy Futures Lab
18 September 2018Life on Earth and Beyond
13 September 2018Imperial geologist tackles field trip mental health
25 October 2018, 12:45 – 13:45Seminar Probing the structure and chemistry of Mars' deep interior: Prospects for…
08 November 2018, 12:45 – 13:45Seminar Rapid permanent CO2 storage via mineral carbonation
15 November 2018, 12:45 – 13:45Seminar From process to hazard: debris-flow erosion, avulsion, and fan development
22 November 2018, 12:45 – 13:45Seminar What lies beneath Antarctica (and why do we care)?