Royal Holloway, University of London
The programme provides specialist training in the scientific study of past environmental change, including laboratory and field techniques. The programme is offered jointly with UCL; NERC studentships available.
Minimum Lower 2nd class Honours degree in appropriate subject.
5 core units: Sedimentology and stratigraphy; high precision age modelling; quaternary palaeoclimatology; principles of quaternary research; quantitative environmental palaeoecology; field training programme; dissertation; choose 5 elective units: Palynology; coleoptera; micromorphology; theory and applications of luminescence dating; quaternary mammals; stable isotopes and environmental change; environmental factors in human evolution and dispersal; late quaternary palaeohydrology; tephrochronology; chironomid.
Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, practical exercises, field reports and a dissertation.
Limited departmental support; NERC studentship.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,120 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Royal Holloway||Egham||TW20 0EX||South East|