Newcastle University: Environmental Geoscience MRes

InstitutionNewcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Web http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Study type Research

Summary

The programme is strongly research-focused. You will develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for further academic study or research-focused industry roles.

**About this course**

The programme spans all aspects of environmental geosciences, including:
- climate change

- environmental monitoring and management

- ecology

- water.

You'll choose your own unique pathway and develop your skills and interests within environmental geoscience. You will explore these ideas in-depth, via your dissertation, which lets you lead and develop a research project at the forefront of research. This will be supported by expert academics from across the environmental geosciences at Newcastle University.

You will gain the advanced research skills from our scientific skills module. Our broad range of optional modules allow you to pursue your interests and build a unique portfolio of skills and knowledge.

You will gain the advanced skills required to conduct research within environmental geoscience. This will provide excellent preparation for those interested in a research-focused job and/or further academic study. Potential roles include:
- environmental consultancy

- environmental management

- government agencies (eg Natural England)

- GIS / remote sensing consultancy

- further postgraduate study (PhD).

To help guide your choices, you attend a bespoke careers fair, which focuses on geography and environmental geoscience jobs. The fair will have a range of relevant employers and break-out sessions where you can talk to our recent alumni or meet entrepreneurs.

Master of Research - MRes

Newcastle University



Our University

Newcastle University is ranked one of the best in the UK for teaching and learning. We are also a world-leader in academic excellence and original research.

  • Top 200 for Graduate Employability (out of 600 analysed universities) in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings® 2018
  • First class rating and ranked 20th in the UK for Sustainability (People & Planet's University League 2017)
  • Top 20 'most targeted' university by the UK's leading employers for the last six years (The Graduate Market, report from High Fliers Research 2012-2018 – a report into the universities most targeted for graduate employees ...

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