Normally applicants are required to have a first class or good 2nd-class honours degree (or its equivalent) in Geology, although people with other qualifications or experience will be considered.
MPhil by research (normally 1 to 2 years) PhD by research (full-time normally 3 years; part-time up to 6 years)
Months of entry
Course contentLarge multidisciplinary international department. All students attend seminars and courses on research methods, fieldwork techniques, lecture delivery, poster presentation, the use of library resources, the writing of scientific papers and analytical techniques in the laboratory as required. Students write reports and present seminars on their research as it develops. A competitive award is available to enable a student to present a paper at an international conference.
Applied Geology; Geophysics; Tectonics; Physical Volcanology; Geochemistry; Sedimentology; Stratigraphy; Palaeontology; Micropalaeontology; Borehole Research.
Information for international students
Applications invited from overseas. For further details see our postgraduate prospectus and website http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/geology, then email a member of staff with appropriate research interests.
Fees and fundingNERC, university scholarship, self-funded and industrial funded. Fee waivers sometimes available.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
- 0116 252 3935
- 0116 252 3918