Our degree programmes reflect the needs of society and industry producing graduates who are nationally and internationally highly regarded by prospective employers and other universities. Along with our BSc in Geology we offer PhD and MSc by research. Our MSc in Petroleum Geoscience, a 1 year taught masters degree, is a collaborative initiative with Tullow Oil PLC and the only one of its kind in Ireland. The school is the lead participant and host for the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG), one of only 12 National SFI Research Centres: iCRAG conducts applied research in groundwater, hydrocarbons, marine geoscience and raw materials, as well as in geochemistry, geophysics, 3D modelling and Public Perception and Understanding. We have a vibrant international community comprising of researchers from over 15 countries and our schools research funding typically exceeds €2 million per year, with research projects currently supported by more than 13 international petroleum companies.