University of Edinburgh: GeoSciences (Individual Project)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of GeoSciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Research

Summary

This masters by research programme is an opportunity to carry out a substantial piece of research in any of the following major branches of geosciences:
- Atmospheric Science

- Climate Change

- Ecological Sciences

- Environmental Geochemistry

- Environmental Geoscience

- Environmental Sustainability

- Exploration Geophysics

- Geoinformatics

- Geology

- Geophysics

- Glaciology

- Human Geography

- Meteorology

- Oceanography

- Palaeoclimatology

- Petroleum Geology

- Physical Geography

- Remote Sensing

The programme aims to provide a structured approach to basic research training, allowing you to explore an area of research that may be subsequently developed into a PhD. You may also have the opportunity to develop links with research projects at national and international levels.

The School has the largest geoscience research group in the UK, with about 370 academics and researchers. The ambition and quality of our research was reflected in the latest Research Assessment Exercise, where 66% of our research was rated within the top two categories: world-leading and internationally excellent.

All research students are affiliated to one a research institute, which provides a forum for the development of ideas, collaboration, and dissemination of results, and an environment for training, development and mentoring of research students and early-career researchers. Our research institutes each have a very active seminar series drawing distinguished external guests as well as internal speakers, and you will be encouraged to attend and participate.

MSc (Res)

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