School of GeoSciences

PhD Programmes

We have a number of research projects that you can apply for, or you can create your own project.

Physical Sciences

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In the area of Physical Sciences, we award PhD and MPhil research degrees in Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences or Geology & Geophysics.

Social Sciences programme

In the area of Social Sciences, we award degrees classed as Human Geography.

Interdisciplinary research

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The University is keen to support research projects which span a number of subject areas.

Finding a supervisor

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Before applying for one of our PhD programmes, you will need to find a potential supervisor.

NERC fully-funded CASE studentships

NERC offers 3 fully-funded PhD CASE studentships on projects which underpin growth, productivity and rebalancing the national economy, within the context of excellence in the environmental sciences.

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How to apply