The programme covers earth and environmental sciences for graduates from related scientific disciplines and mature graduates in employment wishing to upgrade and improve their knowledge.
The research strengths of the School include applied and environmental geochemistry, palaeontology, micropalaeontology, stratigraphy, air pollution, quaternary studies, geographical information systems and remote sensing, environmental conservation and responsible tourism.
The taught part of the programme is tailored for individual students and will reflect the proposed dissertation topic. Students may select courses from a range of Master's programmes. Dissertations usually involve a combination of fieldwork, at home or abroad, and analysis and interpretation.
* Research Methodology
* Research Project and Dissertation
Options may be chosen from a broad range available on our Master's programmes, depending on the needs of the student's research programmes and in discussion with the project supervisor.