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Programme structure: Aerosol Science (PhD) - what's running in 2021/22

The maximum period of study for full-time students is 4 years. This catalogue only shows the taught units on the programme and may not show all years of study.

The MRes is an exit point from the PhD in Aerosol Science and may be awarded to students who leave the PhD following successful completion of the first year of study, comprising the units outlined below.

For PhD Progression, in month 10, the student will submit a written report (in the format of a journal manuscript such as a review/perspectives article). The written report will be discussed at the progress monitoring interview, organised in accordance with the PhD host organisation’s progression policy and including a representative of the CDT.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Core Aerosol Science I CHEMM0015 30 Mandatory TB-1
Core Aerosol Science II CHEMM0016 30 Mandatory TB-2
Aerosol Science: Research Methods CHEMM0018 30 Mandatory AYEAR
Aerosol Science: Professionalism and Translation CHEMM0017 30 Mandatory AYEAR
Aerosol Science: Thematic Broadening Sabbatical CHEMM0019 60 Mandatory AYEAR
Aerosol Science (MRes)   180    

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.