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Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences PhD, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Research carried out in these areas includes field observations, laboratory investigations, theoretical studies and numerical modelling.

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.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of Manchester is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

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

Courses include:

  • Radiative transfer
  • precipitation and cloud electrification
  • boundary layer processes
  • aerosol properties
  • cloud physics and chemistry
  • atmospheric pollution in the urban environmen

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

  • Applications are welcome from students with a good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)
  • English language
  • Overseas students would also need to demonstrate competence in English language, for example, a minimum IELTS score of 6.5

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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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