School of GeoSciences

PhD Programmes

Find out about studying for a doctorate within the GeoSciences.

Programmes and Supervisors

The most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014 rated us top in the UK for Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (including Geography). Find out more about our available projects in our research areas of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Geology & Geophysics, or Human Geography.

Application guidelines and PhD funding

We have the greatest concentration of 'world leading' and 'internationally excellent' researchers in the UK (REF 2014). Details of our Human Geography funding can be found in the Fees and Funding link below. Physical Sciences funding is located in the project search lists.

Research in the GeoSciences

We investigate what shapes our world and the environments in which we live. Our interdisciplinary research and teaching is built on strong core disciplines including ecology, geography, geology, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography and environmental sciences.