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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Geology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MPhil/PhD programme provides an excellent forum for students to develop and enhance their specialist, as well as more general transferable, research skills. The programme allows you to gain insight into different research methods and to acquire valuable experience both in carrying out large-scale research projects and in teaching. Our key research interests include: igneous petrology and geochemistry; sedimentology; environmental geochemistry and mineralogy; stratigraphy and palaeontology; structural geology; geophysics; palaeoclimatology; planetary geology; and earthquake studies.

As a research student, you will benefit from a vigorous programme of formal and informal research seminars, and close attention to research supervision. As well as working on your research project, you will also be encouraged to participate in a general training programme of lectures, workshops and seminars designed to provide methodological and theoretical frameworks for your research and structured according to Research Council guidelines. You will also be encouraged to attend lectures within the MRes programme and will have access to the Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 3 years | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full-time home/EU students: £4260 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full-time international students: £12325 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good degree in science.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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