Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Geography and Earth Science

The core scientific objective that underpins the research in the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences is to develop understanding of the natural and social environments of planet earth, the processes that shape them, and the challenges and processes that result from social and environmental change.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.1).

Course modules

Research groups and clusters. Physical: Centre for glaciology; quaternary environmental change; Aberystwyth luminescence laboratory; Aberystwyth palaeoecology laboratory; river basin dynamics and hydrology; centre for catchment and coastal research; centre for research into environment and health; fluvio environmental consultancy; Earth observation and ecosystem dynamics laboratory. Social sciences and humanities: Cultural and historical geography; new political geographies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 12 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: 
Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences
Telephone number: 
01970 622 606