This MSc programme offers the opportunity to do one year of research in Earth Sciences across all sub-disiplines including geology, palaeontology, geophysics, structural geology, environmental geoscience and applied geosciences. The programme is flexible to suit applicants aspirations, background and experience. The department houses an impressive range of facilities and services and is involved with a number of collabortive centres of research excellence that can be used to hekp support innovative and exciting research.
Applications are welcome at any time - there is no specific deadline.We offer MSc by research projects across a range of sub-programmes. The list of project in Earth Sciences is below
Earthquake Detection and Forecasting with Machine Learning(Stefan Nielsen)
Geophysical imaging of archaeological sites and deposit modelling(Stefan Nielsen)
Preceding earthquake rupture. Where to expect it and how large is it? (Stefan Nielsen)
Paleoclimate & Magmatism & Economic Mineralization(David Selby)
Cold humid Islands: peatlands as tools for cooling the climate(Fred Worrall & Julia Knapp)
How can peatlands exist when they don’t have enough electrons?(Fred Worrall & Catherine Hirst)
Entry: via application form here and following successful interview. For subject specific enquiries please contact the project supervisor, and for general postgraduate enquiries contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duration: 12 months [or 24 months part-time].
Entry requirements: 2.1 Bachelor's degree or above (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Assessment: research dissertation.