Research course

Environmental Science

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Biology
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our environmental science research is multidisciplinary, including subjects ranging from biology to geography and geosciences. Supported by the global outlook and impact of the Newcastle Institute for Sustainability, you will have access to international experts, the latest facilities and a unique research support package to ensure your future success.
We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the following subjects areas associated with environment science:

  • Applied and environmental biology
  • Environmental change and management
  • Geosciences
  • Newcastle Institute for Sustainability

As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and administrative support to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our doctoral training centres, Faculty Training Programmes and Research Student Support Team.

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Department specialisms

Applied and environmental biology; Environmental change and management; Geosciences; energy; food; transport; water; Earth Systems Engineering

Information for international students

Applied and Environmental Biology, Geosciences and Sustainability: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). Environmental Change and Management: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Liam Fisher
Email
Biology-PG@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 4848