Research course

Global Environmental Modelling

Institution
Swansea University · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

We normally require a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in geography or a related field.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The Geography department is always keen to attract high-quality postgraduate students to join our research groups.

The MSc by Research Global Environmental Modelling enables students to pursue a one year individual programme of research. The MSc by Research would normally terminate after a year. However, under appropriate circumstances, this first year of research can also be used in a progression to Year 2 of a PhD degree.

You will be fully integrated into one of our established research groups and participate in research activities such as seminars, workshops, laboratories, and field work.

The Department’s research groups are involved in a number of projects including:

  • Advancing application of stable isotopes in tree rings as indicators of climate/environmental change
  • Quantification of the past and future contribution of glaciers and ice sheets to Sea level rise
  • Understanding the response of the biosphere to variations in climate
  • Understanding international migration patterns and processes associated with both forced migration and labour migration and ‘mixed flows’
  • Cities and Urban Theory - with a focus on the interface between Human Geography and Continental Philosophy, especially with respect to deconstruction, structuralism and poststructuralism

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358