University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Earth and Environmental Sciences

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) is committed to active and developing research programmes in a wide range of subjects within the earth and environmental fields. Our researchers' work is innovative and highly relevant to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Units of Assessment 20/21. We have very active and internationally recognised research groups in Crustal Evolution, Environmental Modelling and Monitoring, Geohazard Assesment, Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems and Palaeontology and Sedimentology.

Entry requirements

Master of Philosophy - MPhil: A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Applied Physics Applied advanced materials research Cosmology and gravitation Quantum theory Particle physics Physics education Environmental radiation Applied Geoscience Disaster risk reduction Environmental monitoring and modelling Geoconservation and heritage science Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunami Biodiversity and Evolution Taxonomy and evolution Stratigraphy Sedimentology Crustal Evolution Evolution of the continental crust through earth history The onset of subduction and plate tectonics Accessory mineral insights into global geodynamics and palaeo-ice sheets Igneous and Metamorphic petrogenesis Volcano geodynamics and palaeo-seismology Rock physics and deformation Ecotoxicology and Environmental Modelling Environmental chemistry Marine biogeochemistry and Ecosystem research Ecotoxicology and pollution Climate change Rock Mechanics Rock mechanics Rock physics Volcano tectonics Physical properties of rocks and minerals

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2018 15,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2018 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2018 1,590 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2018 7,550 per Year 1 (International) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time February 2019 15,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time February 2019 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time February 2019 1,590 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time February 2019 7,550 per Year 1 (International) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2019 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2019 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time February 2020 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time February 2020 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Research Team - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
02392842994