Research course


University of Lincoln · School of Geography
MSc by research

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Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree in Geography or related discipline.

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Months of entry


Course content

Geography is an integrative subject that considers the relationship between human society, their environment, and the global challenges facing the world in the 21st Century. Through independent research, supervisory meetings, and departmental seminars, this research programme provides the opportunity for further research in an area of physical geography, and aims to build key skills in preparation for positions in research, spatial planning, and environmental consultancy and management.

Subject areas may reflect the School’s current research strengths and specialisms. These include geoarchaeology and environmental history; quaternary environmental change; ecosystem and human health; floods, droughts and climate change; GIS and remote sensing; glaciology and climatology; coastal and marine environments; and large river systems and deltas.

Staff in the School of Geography have expertise spanning geomorphological, climatological, paleoecological, geochemical, and geoarcheological issues, alongside environmental health, water, and climate change.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Mark Schuerch