Research course

Earth Sciences

Institution
University of Cambridge · Faculty of Earth Sciences and Geography
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

See online Prospectus at www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprospectus

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

Approximately 35 staff combine to make this one of the major departments in the world covering the principal branches of the subject. The department has an excellent library, computing facilities and equipment (geophysics, isotope geochemistry, mineral physics, sedimentology, high T/P furnaces, electron probe and microscope for most studies).

Department specialisms

Marine/Continental Geophysics; Palaeoceanography; Mineral Physics and Chemistry; Evolutionary Palaeobiology; Igneous/Metamorphic Petrogenesis; Basin Development; Tectonics; Palaeoecology; Volcanology; Global Environmental Changes.

Fees and funding

NERC, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (international students).

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Departmental Administrator
Email
mij10@esc.cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 333421
Fax
01223 333450