The School of Geographical Sciences is a leading international centre for research. In the Times Higher Education analysis of the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment, we were ranked the top geography department in the UK. The graduate school is integral to this success. We have a large and vibrant graduate community, with students following PhD, MSc by research and taught MSc programmes. The graduate community has a strong international and interdisciplinary flavour, and offers an exceptional academic environment for postgraduate research.
Students who complete the Geographical Sciences (Physical Geography) programme offered by the University of Bristol typically move on to careers in academia (post-doctoral research, lectureships), further research in government or private institutes, environmental consultancy, teaching, the civil service, computer programming or IT consultancy.
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Areas of research included:
- Global Environmental Change
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- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Not fixed, but funding application deadlines will usually be between January and March.
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geography Geographical Information Systems (GIS) View 19 other PhDs in Earth Sciences in United Kingdom
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- An upper second-class honours degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject.
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International23900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4475 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.