Birkbeck, University of London
Minimum 2.2 honours degree in an earth/environmental science or similar subject. We welcome graduates from the earth sciences, geology, geography, chemistry and biology. Relevant work-related experience will also be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
In the first year you take 4 modules and complete a mandatory field and laboratory training session module at Birkbeck. Following this, all remaining lectures, tutorials and learning hours will be conducted via distance-learning.
In the second year you take 2 modules and complete a research project/thesis.
Advanced Chemistry and Pollution of Water, Soil and Air;
Advanced Earths Resources and Raw Materials;
Advanced Environmental Isotopes;
Field and Laboratory Techniques in Geochemistry 1;
Field and Laboratory Techniques in Geochemistry 2 .
Advanced Magmatic Processes;
MSc Geochemistry Research Project and Thesis .
Methods of assessment include unseen examinations, theoretical and practical assessed coursework, oral presentations and associated handouts, a research proposal and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|