Taught course

Quaternary Science

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

4 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

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation40

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Scott Elias
Email
S.Elias@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 01784-443563
Fax
+44 01784-472836