Geology in The North West Highland Geopark

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Geology in The North West Highland Geopark

September 29, 2018 @ 10:00September 30, 2018 @ 17:00

Based at the Macphail Centre in Ullapool these self-study courses are aimed at the level of SQA Intermediate 2 and Higher Level Geology with tutor, Peter Harrison.  Formal assessment is not compulsory.

Learning Materials are sent out immediately on enrolment so that pre-reading can be undertaken.

The course will provide basic knowledge of geology and the opportunity to apply that knowledge to understand what has happened to form the North West Highland Geopark area. The unit topics are: – Rocks and Minerals; Earth Physics and Earth Movements; Earth History. The full course includes 4 indoor learning days and 2 field days. Students are certainly welcome to join even if they cannot make all 6 days, options include:

  • Full 6 day course at £50
  • 2 day taster session (29th-30th September, including a Saturday indoor session looking at rocks and minerals and Sunday field day) at £17
  • 4 day option for those with some previous experience £34 (3 indoor sessions and 1 field day) on Saturdays yet to be set in November or December , January, March and April.

Any questions to Peter Harrison on 01854 612568 or


September 29, 2018 @ 10:00
September 30, 2018 @ 17:00