Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Glaciology

This course is is designed to provide you with a range of skills appropriate for the practical and theoretical challenges of glaciological research, but which are also highly relevant to wider Earth Science and Physical Geographical contexts and employment beyond. Supported by world-leading glaciology staff in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences (DGES), you will gain high-level, subject-specific expertise in the critically-important study areas of glaciology, glacial geological and glacial geomorphological investigation. The department's careful balance of tutoring and independent study will thoroughly prepare you for further doctoral study and specialist employment. In addition, you will develop a broad range of personal and practical skills through new experiences in managing teams and individuals, planning, implementing and evaluating research programmes, and the use of field and remote sensing technology. Whether you progress into related geographical employment or not, these sought-after skills and experiences will enhance your employability and impress prospective employers. Your mastery of analytical and applied skills and strategies will stand you in good stead throughout your career in which ever sector you choose. We invite applications from students from a range of related disciplines including geologists, geographers, environmental Earth scientists and computer scientists.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
Telephone number: 
01970 622606