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About

The Earth Sciences Research programme from University of Birmingham facilitates independent research. Our research groups focus on the following themes: palaeobiology, palaeoclimatology, plate tectonics and volcanic processes.

Overview

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.

Careers

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 Structure

The research groups focus on the following themes:
  • Palaeobiology
  • Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoceanography
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Volcanic and Magmatic Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry on to the courses requires a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24780 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4565 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4565 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK students £4,565 FT
  • International students £24,780 FT only 

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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