Research course

Human Geography

Institution
Aberystwyth University · Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Minimum of an upper 2nd-class degree is required to study for a PhD/MPhil.

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December

Course content

The institute is committed to developing new interdisciplinary teaching and research and being involved in mainstream geography, geology and interdisciplinary fields. Research is organised on research group basis. 60% of first year occupied by research training and 5 - 10% in subsequent years (Human Geography MPhil students may be granted exemption).

Department specialisms

Glaciology and Glacial Geology; Environmental Geochemistry and Hydrology; Regional Change and Governance; Quaternary Environmental Change; Historical and Cultural Geography.

Information for international students

Please see www.aber.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

ESRC, Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentship, Aberystwyth International Postgraduate Studentships.
Please see www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/funding-fees

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Jean Jones
Email
iges-admissions@aber.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1970 622596
Fax
+44 (0)1970 622659