Why study this course?
Postgraduate students joining the School benefit from a thriving research community, expert supervision, dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to participate in research seminars and discussions with academic staff. All postgraduate students are provided with dedicated workspaces and have access to excellent computing and laboratory facilities.
The employment record for our Earth Science masters course are excellent. Graduates of the Earth Sciences Research programme from University of Birmingham take up careers in the public and private sectors in the UK and abroad and many have gone on to reach senior levels in industry, academia, and governmental positions, in the UK and overseas. Many take up PhD opportunities and move into research. A number have won national and international awards for their contributions.
Programme StructureThe research groups focus on the following themes:
- Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoceanography
- Plate Tectonics
- Volcanic and Magmatic Processes
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Environmental Management Environmental Sciences View 7 other Masters in Earth Sciences in United Kingdom
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Entry on to the courses requires a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject
International24780 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24780 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National4565 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK students £4,565 FT
- International students £24,780 FT only
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