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A 2:1 honours degree from a UK university, or an international equivalent in a relevant subject.
Relevant subject area including, but not restricted to:
- physical geography
- environmental/earth/ocean sciences
- natural science.
We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have relevant professional experience.
Months of entry
The programme is strongly research-focused. You will develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for further academic study or research-focused industry roles.
The programme spans all aspects of environmental geosciences, including:
- climate change
- environmental monitoring and management
You'll choose your own unique pathway and develop your skills and interests within environmental geoscience. You will explore these ideas in-depth, via your dissertation, which lets you lead and develop a research project at the forefront of research. This will be supported by expert academics from across the environmental geosciences at Newcastle University.
You will gain the advanced research skills from our scientific skills module. Our broad range of optional modules allow you to pursue your interests and build a unique portfolio of skills and knowledge.
You will gain the advanced skills required to conduct research within environmental geoscience. This will provide excellent preparation for those interested in a research-focused job and/or further academic study. Potential roles include:
- environmental consultancy
- environmental management
- government agencies (eg Natural England)
- GIS/remote sensing consultancy
- further postgraduate study (PhD).
To help guide your choices, you attend a bespoke careers fair, which focuses on geography and environmental geoscience jobs. The fair will have a range of relevant employers and break-out sessions where you can talk to our recent alumni or meet entrepreneurs.
Information for international students
Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).
Fees and funding
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- School of Geography Politics and Sociology (https://www.ncl.ac.uk/gps/)
- +44 (0) 191 208 3921