Research course

Geography (Physical)

Institution
Keele University · School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research in Physical Geography focuses predominantly on glacial and periglacial environments and Quaternary environmental change.

Physical Geography is covered by the Environmental and Landscape Change Research Group at Keele, which sits within the School’s Earth Systems Research Cluster. The Environmental and Landscape Change Research Group focusses on understanding past processes to help understand future environmental change. The Group has research strengths in the following four key areas:

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The PhD/MPhil are purely by research culminating into a PhD/MPhil thesis defended at a viva, and there are no taught elements. For most students, the PhD/MPhil start date is end of September. Overseas students can start at different times during the year based on obtaining visa, confirmation of funding, etc. For more information, get in touch with the listed course contact, visit the course webpage for relevant research leads or contact the Keele Doctoral Academy.

Course contact details

Name
Postgrad Research Administrator
Email
a.billington@keele.ac.uk