University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

GeoSciences (Individual Project)

This programme is an opportunity to carry out a substantial piece of research in any of the major branches of geosciences. The course offers the opportunity to do 1 year of research in any of the following areas of geosciences: atmospheric science, climate change, ecological sciences, environmental geochemistry, environmental geoscience, environmental sustainability, exploration geophysics, geoinformatics, geology, geophysics, glaciology, human geography, meteorology, oceanography, palaeoclimatology, petroleum geology, physical geography, remote sensing.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree, or its international equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 3,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 10,675 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 650 8556