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Atmospheric Sciences and Air Pollution PhD with Integrated Study

Atmospheric Sciences and Air Pollution PhD with Integrated Study

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Earth Sciences Air Pollution / Pollution Control Science (General / Combined)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our Atmospheric Sciences and Air Pollution PhD with Integrated Study has been developed to provide a new route to the internationally-respected British PhD degree by incorporating subject knowledge, research training and the development of transferable skills.

The PhD with Integrated Study has been developed to provide a new route to the internationally-respected British PhD degree by incorporating subject knowledge, research training and the development of transferable skills.

The programme normally lasts for four years and combines a broad foundation in atmospheric science and air pollution through taught and assessed coursework, with the full research training and experience of a traditional PhD within which a student pursues their own research in a tightly-focused area.

The course combines taught modules (taken during years 1 and 2), in the areas of meteorology and air pollution, selected to match the candidate’s background, interests and research topic, with independent research work (performed predominantly in years 3 and 4), leading to the award of a PhD degree.

The PhD with Integrated Study in Atmospheric Sciences and Air Pollution has been developed to provide a new route to the internationally-respected British PhD degree by incorporating subject knowledge, research training and the development of transferable skills.

Employability

This programme provides students with professional skills required for careers in professional education and research, and for senior positions in public and private sector organisations.

Modules

Research Methods (10 Credits) - Core
Carbon Management (10 Credits)
Theoretical Meteorology: Atmospheric Composition & Physics (20 Credits)
Causes & Effects of Air Pollution (20 Credits)
Air Pollution Chemistry (20 Credits)
Physical Climataology and Climate Change (10 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants require at least a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant discipline.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more

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