Research course

Geosciences

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in an appropriate area relevant to the proposed topic of research. Appropriate experience is desirable but not essential.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Our geosciences research includes specific areas of expertise including geology, geomicrobiology and geochemistry, environmental sustainability and climate change.
The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences enjoys an international reputation for using the latest science to solve problems of global importance.
Details on our current research can be found at www.ncl.ac.uk/nes/postgraduate/pgr
We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the following areas of expertise:
applied and fundamental aspects of geology
geomicrobiology and geochemistry
environmental sustainability
geoenergy
climate change
biosphere/geosphere interactions
You'll be supported and guided by academics who are leaders in their field to help you produce research of an international standard.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Secretary (Civil Engineering)
Email
melissa.ware@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6900