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Environmental Geoscience

Newcastle University

M.Res.
12 months
Duration
19140 GBP/year
7000 GBP/year
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About

The Environmental Geoscience programme from Newcastle University is strongly research-focused. You will develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for further academic study or research-focused industry roles.

Overview

At a Glance

  • Strongly focused on environmental geoscience research
  • Lead an in-depth research project, supported by expert academics and taught modules
  • Build a unique skill & knowledge portfolio, and pursue your interests within environmental geoscience
  • Prepares you for further academic study and/or research-focused industry roles

About this course

The Environmental Geoscience programme from Newcastle University spans all aspects of environmental geosciences, including:

  • climate change
  • environmental monitoring and management
  • ecology
  • water 

You'll choose your own unique pathway and develop your skills and interests within environmental geoscience. You will explore these ideas in-depth, via your dissertation, which lets you lead and develop a research project at the forefront of research. This will be supported by expert academics from across the environmental geosciences at Newcastle University.

You will gain the advanced research skills from our scientific skills module. Our broad range of optional modules allow you to pursue your interests and build a unique portfolio of skills and knowledge.

You will gain the advanced skills required to conduct research within environmental geoscience. This will provide excellent preparation for those interested in a research-focused job and/or further academic study. Potential roles include:

  • environmental consultancy
  • environmental management
  • government agencies (eg Natural England)
  • GIS / remote sensing consultancy
  • further postgraduate study (PhD)

To help guide your choices, you attend a bespoke careers fair, which focuses on geography and environmental geoscience jobs. The fair will have a range of relevant employers and break-out sessions where you can talk to our recent alumni or meet entrepreneurs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Dissertation
  • Data Preparation, Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation for MSc
  • Academic and Professional Skills for MSc

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 honours degree from a UK university, or an international equivalent in a relevant subject.

Relevant subject area including, but not restricted to:

  • physical geography
  • environmental / earth / ocean sciences
  • geology
  • physics
  • natural science

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19140 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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