Bangor University

Bangor University

Soil and Environmental Science

Research areas: environmental and soil science with specialisations in: sustainable rural, peri-urban and urban environments; climate change; biogeochemistry; plant ecophysiology; waste management and restoration.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree or Master's in a relevant subject required.

Course modules

Modules include: sustainable rural, peri-urban and urban environments; climate change; biogeochemistry of soil and freshwaters; plant ecophysiology; waste management and restoration; soil classification; soil biology; soil hydrology and physics; pathogenic organisms in soil; pollution by heavy metals; cycling of persistent organic pollutants in the environment; extreme environments (deserts, arctic etc); wetlands for pollution control.

Sponsorship information

UK Research Councils (UK students only); DfID; Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382314