Description

This programme will give you the opportunity to conduct research alongside staff at the forefront of their academic disciplines across the geological sciences, spanning the spectrum of disciplines from structural geology, palaeomagnetism, volcanoes, landslides and geomorphology to the evolution of life on Earth. You will be supported within an active interdisciplinary research environment, working on a project in collaboration with your supervisor leading to a formal postgraduate qualification.

The programme offers you the flexibility to shape your research in an area of particular interest to you, alongside the opportunity to gain research skills from our taught modules both within the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences and across the University.

Key features

  • A flexible programme of research that is ideal if you are interested in pursuing a specific shorter-term research project.
  • Focus on a geological sciences project within a vibrant interdisciplinary research community.
  • A bespoke training pathway tailored to your individual needs.
  • Modules may be chosen from a variety of existing taught masters programmes and can span disciplines as appropriate.
  • Personalised expert supervision (you’ll be assigned a Director of Studies and an additional supervisor).

Study Details:

ResM 12-18 months full time, 24-36 months part time

Module Details:

This programme incorporates taught elements (a minimum of 40 credits and a maximum of 120 credits) and an extended research phase.

You must take and pass at least two taught and assessed modules (40 credit) to equip you with the appropriate level of research skills. The specific modules will be agreed together with your supervisor.  These taught elements typically focus on research methods, contemporary issues and methodological skills, but may vary according your individuals needs and the subject area.

On passing these modules you will progress to your research project.

Fees

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/study/fees/tuition-fees

Entry Requirements

You will need a good 2:1 or first class honours degree, or international equivalent, in an area of study appropriate to your project, and at least a 2:1 in the research project component of your degree.

Please see our website for how to apply

Visit Website Request Information Add to Compare List

Key Information

Please see our website for how to apply


Visit Website
Request Information
Add to Compare List

University Hub

University of Plymouth

More Information