Research course

Environmental Science

Institution
University of York · Department of Environment
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

We prefer applicants to MPhil/PhD programme to have a relevant Masters degree. Those without should consider first taking one of the Department’s taught MScs, a pass in any of which would satisfy minimum entry requirements.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Research in this programme is focussed on:

  • Prediction of water quality from catchment characteristics
  • Pollution effects upon soil/plant/water ecosystems
  • Evaluation of critical loads and levels of pollutants
  • Modelling of atmospheric chemistry processes
  • Biogeochemical cycling and sustainability
  • Indoor and outdoor exposure to air pollution
  • Environmental impacts of volcanoes
  • Pathways and impacts of agricultural pollutants

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24 months

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
environment@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 324068