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 geoscinece 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 2020.
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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, including the Metals and Energy Finance MSc a joint programme between the Department of Earth Science and Engineering and Imperial College Business School.
Opportunities which cover the full range of Earth Science-related fields. Find out more about PhD opportunities in the Department.
31 October 2019Imperial celebrates Black History Month
25 October 2019Using Rivers to Understand the Evolution of Earth’s Surface