Research course

Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by researchMSc by research

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from students with a good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Active in many areas of atmospheric science, exploring a range of physical, chemical and electrical processes. Current research projects include: Radiative transfer, precipitation and cloud electrification; boundary layer processes; aerosol properties; cloud physics and chemistry, and atmospheric pollution in the urban environment. Research carried out in these areas includes field observations, laboratory investigations, theoretical studies and numerical modelling.

Field experiments and interpretation of field observations form the largest part of this group's activities. Recent field experiments have been held in locations across the UK - including Norfolk, Essex, Edinburgh, Birmingham, and Manchester - and further afield - including many European countries, South Korea, USA Australia, Chile and Borneo.

Information for international students

Overseas students would also need to demonstrate competence in English language, for example, a minimum IELTS score of 6.5

Fees and funding

UK students
Band 1 £6,500, Band 2 £8,500, Band 3 £12,750
International students
Band 1 £23,000, Band 2 £25,000, Band 3 £27,000

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

New Route PhD consists of 1 year taught, 3 years research.

Course contact details

Name
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Email
pg-earthsci@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 275 0776