Taught course

GeoSciences (Individual Project)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Geosciences
Qualifications
MSc(Res)

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.

Months of entry

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

Course content

This masters programme is an opportunity to carry out a substantial piece of research in any of the major branches of geosciences.

The MSc by Research allows you to work on research throughout the year, and your work will be judged solely on your final dissertation.

It offers the opportunity to do one year of research in any of the following broad areas of GeoSciences:

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Climate Change
  • Ecological Sciences
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Geoinformatics
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Glaciology
  • Human Geography
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Palaeoclimatology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Physical Geography
  • Remote Sensing.

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Res)

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
go@geos.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 650 8556