Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Geophysics

Research areas include: determining seabed properties from acoustic backscatter; tracking melt beneath deep crustal intrusions and active volcanoes; using high resolution seismic imaging to better understand the earth; numerical simulations of crater formation with diletancy for analysis of GRAIL data; assessing the landslide tsunami hazard: modelling waves generated by landslides; thermal and chemical structure of the lithosphere using travel times and surface waves; seismic monitoring of heavy oil recovery by steam injection; seismic monitoring of changes in CO2 phase over time during subsurface storage in sandstone reservoirs.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and Master's in a relevant subject area.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Earth Science and Engineering
Telephone number: 
020 7594 7333