University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Geography and Environmental Sciences

The School of Natural and Social Sciences offers postgraduate research supervision across a range of geographical topics. It is also possible to undertake research that draws upon expertise in cognate fields such as biological sciences, social sciences and countryside and community. Environmental change research topics include: climate and environmental change from the mid-Pleistocene to late Holocene; environmental reconstruction using luminescence dating, and pollen analysis; fluvial geomorphology; river channel dynamics using GIS; flood mitigation; landscape evolution using image analysis and physical modelling; remote sensing of glacial change; species' response to climate change; conservation ecology, and use of palaeoecology and DNA analysis to inform conservation management.. Globalisation and development research topics include: the city in the developing world including urban and periurban agriculture; migration policy, and migrant groups including seasonal agricultural labour; democracy in global governance; representation, development and change in Africa; population health, wellbeing and ageing.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time February 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2017 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West
Park Campus Cheltenham GL50 2RH South West

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