Bachelors in Geology

Overview

Bachelors in Geology subject deals with the study of the earth, its environment, history, minerals etc. In this field of study the student play integral role in discovering and exploring the mineral wealth and natural resources of the earth.

The program that focuses on the scientific study of the earth; the forces acting upon it; and the behavior of the solids, liquids and gases comprising it.Includes instruction in historical geology, geomorphology, and sedimentology, the chemistry of rocks and soils, stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, geostatistics, volcanology, glaciology, geophysical principles, and applications to research and industrial problems.

Career Options

Career in Geology is an exciting and interesting option as there is plethora of job opportunities. Geologists can actually look forward to a lucrative career. The people studying geology can work as Geologists, Meteorologists, Geographers or Oceanographers. The person having degree in geology can pursue a career in Petrology, Paleontology, Geophysics, Mining, Environmental Education, Research and Field Study.

Employment opportunities for geologists are very good. Most geology graduates with a strong academic background and good grades have no trouble finding employment if they are willing to move to a location where work is available.

Careers in geology include:

  • Field research
  • Positions within construction firms
  • Education, both primary and secondary
  • Government positions, often related to the environment and natural resources
  • Consulting for the oil industry

Major Subjects

  • Applied Math
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Mineralogy
  • General Geology
  • Paleontology
  • Geomorphology
  • Field Work & Report
  • Stratigraphy of Pakistan
  • Elementary Petrology
  • Geo-statistics & Computer Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Nuclear Geology
  • Survey & Mapping Techniques
  • Remote Sensing Applications in Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Introduction to Geotectonic
  • Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology
  • Geochemistry & Environmental Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Economic Geology
  • Micropaleontology
  • Advanced Mineralogy

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Bachelors in Geology:

  • Candidate should have 12 years of education.
  • Candidates should have intermediate degree from recognized college or university.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)


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