University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

Research projects are formulated within any area of the school research interest; research in the School is particularly focused on fundamental studies of the materials and processes related to the formation and evolution of the Earth and the Solar System; development and the evolution of the Earth's lithosphere; and systems at the Earth's surface, including those at the interfaces between the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree, minimum 2.1 or equivalent; minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

For PhD applicants there may be NERC, PPARC and EPSRC research studentships available. (See the NERC, PPARC and EPSRC web-sites for details of eligibility and awards.) Industry-funded studentships are commonly available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,000 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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