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Bachelor of Earth Sciences

Career opportunities

Further studies

Master’s degree in sciences of the universe of the environment.

Professional integration

A partnership with the national conservatory for the arts and professions opens the way to professional master’s degrees. A professional licence in hydrology (water, quality resources and the environment) has been available since 2007 (entry at level L3). Students who have this licence can also enter teaching careers (primary-school teachers, secondary-school teachers).


The subject area of earth sciences offers TUs that allow for a large scope of choice in the organisation of your programme of study.

Level L2

Basics of tectonics and cartography, paleontology, mineralogy, stratigraphy, geophysics, geochemistry, mathematics and statistics applied to the earth sciences, field work placement, etc.

Level L3

Introduction to hydrology, sedimentology and sedimentary environments, geophysics and the physics of rocks, computer science applied to the earth sciences, surface geochemistry, geology of France, petrology, field work placements and geotechnical programmes (basics of geotechnics 1 and 2).


The subject area of earth sciences is open to students:

- who are looking to be trained
for professions related to the sciences of the Earth and environment

- want to work in professions related to the teaching of the sciences of life, the Earth and the universe and who wish to do a programme of study that prepares them for the competitive teaching exams (CAPES or agrégation*).

* A state competitive examination for various positions within the public education system


Requests for registration to be authorised are accepted from mid-April at the website www.upmc.fr

Teaching registration is carried out by the university teaching team.

Contact Informations

Contact Informations
Villemant Benoît

Administrative Manager
Odin Chantal

Tour 56-66, 3e étage
4 place Jussieu 75005 Paris

Phone. 01 44 27 46 98

Vauclin Myrella

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