University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Earth and Environment

Research spans the major branches of earth sciences, atmospheric science and environmental sustainability. PhD projects can involve laboratory work, fieldwork and numerical modelling.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject; entry on the basis of an established industrial reputation in an appropriate field. IELTS: An overall band of 6.0 with 5.5 score in all components (reading, writing, speaking, listening).

Course modules

Specific topics include: Aerosols and clouds; air pollution; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric dynamics; atmosphere-ocean interactions; atmospheric physics; climate change; CO2 storage; computational fluid dynamics; cryosphere; geology, environmental geochemistry, hydrogeology, geoenvironmental engineering; ecological economics; ecosystems; environment and development; environmental management and governance, environmental science; hydrothermal fluid processes; geoengineering; geomagnetism and geodynamics; geophysics; meteorology; palaeobiology and palaeoclimatology; petroleum geoscience and engineering; rural development; satellite earth observation; sedimentary processes; structural geology and tectonics; sustainable business; weather; volcanology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Earth and Environment
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8109