Taught course

Volcanology and Geological Hazards

Institution
Lancaster University · Lancaster Environment Centre
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Volcanoes threaten millions worldwide and improved hazard mitigation is a high priority. Our MSc provides training in field, theoretical and laboratory volcanology, including a highly popular field course on Etna.

Alongside specialist taught modules on volcanic and other geological hazards, additional modules provide broader training in environmental science, management and data analysis.

You will join our active volcanology research group, conducting a research project alongside internationally recognised experts and participating in many seminars, workshops and discussions.

This MSc is ideal preparation for PhD research or work in the environment sector, and suitable for students with a wide range of first degrees.

Modules on offer include:

· Data Assimilation and Integration

· Geoinformatics

· Geological Hazards

· Modelling Environmental Processes

· Natural Resource and Environmental Governance

· Physical Volcanology

· Volcanic Process Field Course

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8000 per year
International students
£18,900 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
lec.pg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)1524 510257