Research course

Structural and Petrological Geoscience

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

January, April, June, September

Course content

Research is directed towards high-pressure / temperature experimental, field-based and theoretical studies of topics that are fundamentally significant to lithospheric processes. The group runs two laboratories: one for high P/T experimental petrology, the other for rock deformation studies.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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