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Ph.D. On Campus

Earth Sciences

University of Bristol

36 months
Duration
23900 GBP/year
4475 GBP/year
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About

The Earth Sciences programme offered by the University of Bristol has strong international links and the presence of researchers from all over the world makes for an exciting and stimulating environment. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Earth Sciences programme offered by the University of Bristol  involves the full breadth of the earth sciences and has benefited from major investment in new laboratories and equipment in the past few years. Important initiatives include experimental and theoretical studies of physical, chemical and biological processes of the Earth.

Careers

A large proportion of our graduating PhD students continue to post-doctoral research and an academic career. Previous students have taken up post-doctoral positions in national and international laboratories, for example in New Zealand, Switzerland, Germany, the US and China. A number of recent alumni now have permanent lectureship positions in institutions including the University of St Andrews, University of Liverpool and Harvard University.

Some of our students embark on industrial careers in an area that relates to their PhD studies. Other careers include teaching, publishing and management consultancy.

Programme Structure

Areas of research included:

  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Palaeobiology
  • Petrology
  • Volcanology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Start date is not fixed.
  • Self-funded applicants: no fixed deadline.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a discipline related to the PhD project for which you are applying, such as geology, biological sciences, environmental sciences, chemistry or mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4475 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4475 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK: part-time£2,238
  • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time£9,475

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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