Research course

Present-Day and Palaeoenvironmental Change

Institution
Open University · Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent); prior research experience is preferred.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Present-day environmental change is now high on the international agenda but the trajectory of future change, particularly past the end of the present century, is hard to predict with confidence. Academics and researchers within the discipline of Environment, Earth and Ecosystems at the OU have active interests in present-day, anthropogenically driven environmental change from the perspective afforded by our study of the natural changes that have controlled Earth’s environment over its 4.5 billion-year history. Our research is frequently interdisciplinary and is underpinned by the latest methods and approaches in fieldwork and laboratory analysis.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months
distance learning
variable months

MPhil

full time
15 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Administrative Support
Email
STEM-SPS-PhD-Admin@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 858253