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Marine Geology and Geophysics MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Marine Geology Geophysics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This is a programme designed for graduates in the physical or environmental sciences, mathematics or engineering.

Introducing your course

This is the course page for MRes Marine Geology and Geophysics at Southampton. Find out everything about Marine Geology and Geophysics and what studying here involves.

In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of MRes Marine Geology and Geophysics.

MRes students spend two thirds of their year on their research project and the rest of their time taking taught modules. You can choose from a range of flexible pathways depending on your research interest. These currently include Exploration, Geodynamics, Coastal Processes, Palaeoceanography and Micro-palaeontology. You will develop specific knowledge and skills through your selection of modules and choice of subject for your research project.

The programme is taught by staff from across NOCS (National Oceanography Centre Southampton) who draw on their cutting edge research to create a challenging and stimulating degree programme. You will also be encouraged to attend our research seminars, some delivered by leading visiting scientists.

Different course options

Full time | National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to: synthesise a body of knowledge on a given subject critically assess the scientific literature on a wide range of topics make public oral presentations on the findings of current research write critical syntheses of knowledge for a given subject in a scientifically cogent style.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,136

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You must have a good (2:1) second class Honours degree, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University, in Physical or Environmental Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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