School of GeoSciences

Postgraduate students

Information for Postgraduate students


Teaching Organisation contact details for Postgraduate Students.

Postgraduate Contacts



Get prepared for your postgraduate programme in advance with our pre-arrival information, and find out more about our School Welcome Week schedule.

Academic and Pastoral Support

The School Tutoring Statement outlines the academic and pastoral care for all students in the school, including information on individual and group meetings with your Personal Tutor.


The University has set forth expectations for both staff and students.

Programme Handbooks

Programme handbooks are a guide to what you can expect during your studies, and what is expected of you.

Work Based Projects

The School of GeoSciences encourages students to consider undertaking Work Based Projects during their study, primarily as part of their dissertation.

Student Representation and Committees

The Student-Staff Liaison Committee is an opportunity for student representatives to give feedback to staff and to discuss any issues that arise within the student body.

Postgraduate Research skills

Our research skills programme provides workshops taillored specifically to School of Geosciences postgraduate students. These workshops will provide help with general academic skills, dissertation research and writing, and career planning.

Environment & Society Research/Practitioner Mixer 29th of January 2018

Want to improve employability, make useful connections and share your ideas with key industry players...?


The University has strict regulations on plagiarism. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with plagiarism regulations, prevention and misconduct procedures.

Feedback and marking

We aim for set turnaround times for feedback and marking, with clear guiding principles and standards.

Postgraduate Dissertation database

This system stores your dissertation details and is linked to the MSc Research Project Directory.

Library, computing and transport

The university has a number of other services and resources available to students.

Online Programmes Timetables and Handbooks

Download your Welcome Week timetable for your online distance learning programme.


Details of forms needed by postgraduate students in the School of GeoSciences.


How we communicate with you

Information on how we communicate with our current students.

How we communicate with you