University of Bristol

Geographical Sciences (Physical Geography)

The School of Geographical Sciences is a leading international centre for research. In the Times Higher Education analysis of the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment, we were ranked the top geography department in the UK. The graduate school is integral to this success. We have a large and vibrant graduate community, with students following PhD, MSc by research and taught MSc programmes. The graduate community has a strong international and interdisciplinary flavour, and offers an exceptional academic environment for postgraduate research. Research opportunities encompass a wide range of subjects at the leading edge of geographical research. There are also many exciting possibilities for interdisciplinary research, spanning research groups and departments. Visit the School of Geographical Sciences web pages for more information about our research staff and collective research interests. Alternatively, you may be interested in our PhD in Geographical Sciences (Human Geography).

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: An upper second-class honours degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Sponsorship information

Each year the school is awarded between two and six NERC studentships (including CASE awards), one to two ESRC studentships, EU-funded studentships, and several industry-funded studentships. Applicants should also check the School of Geographical Sciences website. Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 21,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,300 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 9,300 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 21,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 2,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Geographical Sciences Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01173317328