University of Bristol
This MSc examines the physical processes governing the behaviour of volcanoes. The programme is taught by leading scientists who are working at the cutting edge of research into volcanoes, and will provide you with a strong background for independent research to PhD level or for a career in industry, the public sector or a non-governmental organisation. Increasing numbers of the global population being at risk means that volcano hazard prediction and mitigation is a fast-growing and competitive area of research that crosses the boundaries between traditional subject areas. The programme is designed to equip you with knowledge of the physical processes of volcanoes, including both sub-surface and surficial behaviour, insights into important historical eruptions, understanding of risk and risk mitigation, and instruction and experiential learning on data gathering, handling analysis and presentation to publishable standard. You will develop a wide range of skills, such as quantitative and computational skills, including the use of statistical and data handling software; proficiency in critical analysis of scientific material from a variety of sources, including primary research documents and original data; and the ability to synthesise concise and informative material produced for a variety of audiences.
MSc: An upper second-class honours BSc or MSci (or international equivalent) in earth sciences, geographical sciences, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering, mathematics or another related subject. Previous professional experience or qualifications can also be put forward for consideration as equivalent to the academic entry requirements given above. These will be considered on a case-by-case basis. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,300 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,300 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,300 per Year 1 (EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,300 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||12,450 per Year 1 (Channel Islands)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||23,000 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,650 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,650 per Year 1 (England)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,650 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,650 per Year 1 (EU)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Clifton Campus||BS8 1TH||South West|
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