The entrance qualification for the degree programme is a minimum second class honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. geology, geography, environmental science/studies, botany, ecology, archaeology), though preference will be given to candidates with an upper second class or first class degree in an appropriate subject.
Months of entry
Course content4 compulsory core course units,
Optional course units (students select
equivalent of six)
a written dissertation (10,000 words)
based upon an individual research project
The core course units consider the latest developments in Quaternary palaeoclimatology, quantitative environmental palaeoecology and Holocene climate variability, and provide key instruction in principles of Quaternary research including a range of transferable skills.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
Course contact details
- Dr. Scott Elias
- +44 01784-443563
- +44 01784-472836