School of Earth and Environment

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Overview

The School of Earth and Environment offers a number of MSc and MRes courses. Many of our courses can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. Our courses link to the School's research activities, and are taught by our internationally and nationally recognised staff. Graduate employment for students who have completed our Masters programmes is excellent.

Course duration and structure

All our Masters courses start in late September and extend over one year if taken on a full-time basis, or two years if taken on a part-time basis.

Semester 1: Late September – January
Semester 2: Late January – May
Dissertation: Late May – early September

Full Time

Part Time

Masters

12 Months

24 Months

To obtain any postgraduate qualification, you need to pass the required number of credits achieved through compulsory and optional modules. A dissertation is required for all MSc/MRes degrees which allows you to follow a programme of original research under the guidance of a staff member appointed as your supervisor.

Credits required

Taught credits

Dissertation credits

Total credits

MSc

120

60

180

MRes

60

120

180

 

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