School of GeoSciences

Important application information

There is a lot to consider before applying for a research degree. Please make sure you read our information explaining the application process, finding a supervisor and writing a research proposal.

Application process

Step-by-step guide to applying for a research degree.

Writing a research proposal

A guide for writing a research proposal for all MScR, MPhil and PhD degrees in the School of GeoSciences. 

Finding a supervisor

Before applying for one of our MScR or PhD programmes, you will need to find a potential supervisor. Your supervisors will be very important people during your Postgraduate Research studies and it is really important to make sure you find someone who will be a good fit for you.