Volcanology and Geological Hazards
This MSc provides training in field, theoretical and laboratory volcanology, including a highly popular field course on Etna. Alongside specialist taught modules on volcanic and other geological hazards, additional modules provide broader training in environmental science, management and data analysis. Students will join our active volcanology research group, conducting a research project alongside internationally recognised experts and participating in many seminars, workshops and discussions. This MSc is ideal preparation for PhD research or work in the environment sector, and suitable for students with a wide range of first degrees.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) can be considered if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules on offer include: air quality and climate; data assimilation and integration; environmental management; flood forecasting and flood risk management; geoinformatics; geological hazards; modelling environmental processes; physical volcanology; volcanic process field course.
Coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,830 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,880 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,415 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|