Research course

Urban Studies

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. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

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.

Research groups include:

These 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

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Geography Admissions Tutor
Email
geog-admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 602022