An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or an equivalent qualification.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
The School of Geographical Sciences is a leading international centre for research. It has been ranked the top geography department in the UK in every government assessment of research excellence, including the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 assessment. The graduate school is integral to this success. We have a large and vibrant graduate community, with students following PhD, MSc by research and taught MSc programmes. The graduate community has a strong international and interdisciplinary flavour, and offers an exceptional academic environment for postgraduate research.
Research opportunities encompass a wide range of subjects at the leading edge of geographical research. There are also many exciting possibilities for interdisciplinary research, spanning research groups and departments.
Visit the School of Geographical Sciences web pages for more information about our research staff and collective research interests. Please note that we also offer a PhD in Geographical Sciences (Human Geography).
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Each year the school is awarded between two and six NERC studentships (including CASE awards), two CPOM NERC studentships, one to two EPSRC studentships, and EU-funded studentships. Applicants should also check the School of Geographical Sciences website.
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0) 117 331 7328