Our graduate school population is typically made up of 50 PhD students and 40 students following taught or research Masters degree programmes.
Our Masters programmes provide formal teaching and research experience. The Masters degree programmes also make for an effective doctoral training centre in which PhD candidates can supplement their research training with the advanced taught units that we offer.
1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
1 year full-time
Three years full-time or part-time equivalent
What I personally enjoy are the resources available (ie computers, books, and intelligent people), the active research environment, seminars, and the opportunity to do relevant and pioneering research.
Dominica Patterson, MSc in Palaeobiology
Earth Sciences graduates are highly sought after by the mining, mineral exploration, geotechnical, environmental consultancy and petroleum industries.
We draw on funding from the UK Research Councils, the European Union. Leverhulme Trust, Royal Society as well as industrial sponsors such as Shell, BP, BHP Billiton, ConocoPhillips and de Beers. We also enjoy links and support from Nuclear waste disposal programmes including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington DC.