University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


This course is for students who wish to experience what it is like to do a PhD without the requirement to undertake 3 years of study; students receive close support and guidance from 2 academic supervisors within the school who are related to their area of research; the course enables students to conduct in-depth research into a science or social science focused aspect of geography; the creation of a major supervised research thesis forms the basis of the course, but students may also elect to undertake optional taught modules related to their research.

Entry requirements

2.1 (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent); IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL IBT:88 (no less than 19 in any element).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559