Taught course

Polar Studies

Institution
University of Cambridge · School of the Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

Degree in a relevant subject and/or polar experience. See online Prospectus for more information, at www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprospectus

Months of entry

October

Course content

Syllabus includes Climate, Ecology, and Marine and Terrestrial Environmental Studies; Ethnography of Arctic and Sub-Arctic Peoples; History of Polar Exploration; Resources and Problems of Development; Administrative Structure; Political; Strategic Factors; Territorial Claims; Importance of Polar Regions for Scientific Research and its International Organisation.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation50 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Director of the institute
Email
enquiries@spri.cam.ac.uk