University of Sheffield
The programme involves detailed research in a specific subject, with guidance from 1 or more supervisors in the department. The department has 2 major research groupings in physical geography: climate and cryosphere and sediment systems.
Research topics: environmental change and drylands: palaeoenvironmental reconstruction; arid and semi-arid geomorphology; aeolian processes; desertification and environmental degradation; glaciated or formerly glaciated environments; mid and low latitude quaternary environmental change; synoptic climatology and precipitation variability; environmental hydrology and fluvial geomorphology: water quality management; groundwater modelling; wetland hydrology and hydrochemistry; cold region hydrological processes; river hydraulics and modelling; monitoring channel patterns and morphology; radar images and geomorphology; remote sensing in environmental monitoring and assessment; application of spatial statistics to geographical information systems.
University; NERC awards may be available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||October 2017||-||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||October 2017||-||4 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||October 2017||-||3 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||October 2017||-||6 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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