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Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Field experiments and interpretation of field observations form the largest part of this group's activities. 

Recent field experiments have been held in locations across the UK - including Norfolk, Essex, Edinburgh, Birmingham, and Manchester - and further afield - including many European countries, South Korea, USA Australia, Chile and Borneo.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Current research projects include: 

  • Radioactive transfer, 
  • Precipitation and cloud electrification; 
  • Boundary layer processes; 
  • Aerosol properties; 
  • Cloud physics and chemistry, 
  • Atmospheric pollution in the urban environment. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Academic entry qualification overview
Applications are welcome from students with a good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Environmental Science.
  • English language
  • English language test validity
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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