University of St Andrews
Areas of study include: Environmental change; environment and society research group; population health and welfare research group.
A good undergraduate Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, or GPA of 3.6 on a 4 point scale, in a range of relevant disciplines. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent TOEFL.
Current research projects include but are not limited to: Reconstructing ocean-ice-climate interactions in the North East Atlantic ocean; marginal seas and Scottish sea lochs; dimensions and deglacial chronology of the late devensian ice sheet in Northern Britain; climatic implications of former glacier margins in the Everest region of Nepal, and Tibet; high-resolution reconstruction of past climate changes from the geochemistry of corals, and speleothems; identification of ice-rafted debris sources within Heinrich layers in north east Atlantic sediment sequences using environmental magnetism.
MPhil students: Candidates complete 9 months of coursework followed by a dissertation of 15,000 words. PhD students: Candidates complete a supervised 80,000-word thesis.
NERC, entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; Spragge Conservation scholarship; other government, non-government and industry sources.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 17,770 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||6 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||6 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 17,770 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|