Research course

Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Earth, Atmospheric 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) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Environmental Science.

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

The English requirements for postgraduate Studies is IELTS 6.5 and no lower than 6.0 in any component.

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

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
pg-earthsci@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 275 0776
Fax
+44 (0) 161 306 9361