Research course

Earth Sciences

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Earth Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a discipline related to the PhD project for which you are applying, such as geology, biological sciences, environmental sciences, chemistry or mathematics.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

he School of Earth Sciences has strong international links and the presence of researchers from all over the world makes for an exciting and stimulating environment. Research involves the full breadth of the earth sciences and has benefited from major investment in new laboratories and equipment in the past few years. Important initiatives include experimental and theoretical studies of physical, chemical and biological processes of the Earth.

Please note: If you are applying for this programme, you need to select Geology as the programme choice when completing your online application form.

Information for international students

For English language requirements, please see the 'Contact web' link below.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,185
International students
£19,700

In recent years the school has been awarded between five and eight NERC and NERC CASE PhD studentships each year. Other sources of funding include industry sponsorship, EU and other scholarships.

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
earth-postgrad@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
0117 954 5400