University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Geography

Research areas include: environment-development relationships and sustainable livelihoods in developing countries; local institutions, local knowledge, and social capital in natural resource management; wetland environments and the political ecology of wetland management; sustainable development; agricultural geography; family farm businesses and restructuring; women in farming; farm diversification and pluriactivity; rare breeds of farm livestock / animal geography; landscape; influence of freeze-thaw activity upon low-strength mudrocks; site investigation; geological conservation; geological tourism; geographical information systems; hydroecology; ecohydraulics; river management; rural change and development; territory and national identity; sport, place and identity; reconstructing former glaciers; the impacts of paraglacial reworking and its significance for the interpretation of the geomorphological record in upland Britain; remote sensing of submerged aquatic vegetation in chalk steams; application of field spectroscopy for submerged vegetation/algae detection; application of object based image analysis (OBIA) for vegetation mapping; hyperspectral remote sensing; causes of pluvial flooding; soil erosion and sediment transport; sediment budgets; floodplain geomorphology and hydrology.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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