Ocean Sciences (PhD/MPhil), Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    16000
    Tuition (Year)
    16000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
Supervision is available for research across all discipline areas in the School of Ocean Sciences. The Ocean Sciences (PhD/MPhil) is offered at Bangor University.

About

The Ocean Sciences (PhD/MPhil) is offered at Bangor University.

Research Areas

Ocean Sciences with specialisations in the following (please click on the links for more information about these Research Groups):

  • Shelf Sea and Coastal Processes

  • Biogeochemistry and Palaeoceanography

  • Marine Ecosystems: Conservation and Resource Management

Qualification

PhD/MPhil

Duration

PhD: 3 years full-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

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

Programme Structure

Research degrees

MPhil and PhD are research degrees and are awarded after the examination of a candidate's thesis, produced following a period of research.

While most candidates pursue research degrees on a full-time basis, in certain circumstances it is possible to offer them on a part-time basis. You may register for these degrees at the beginning of any month. The usual period of registration for research degrees is:

  • Full-time: MPhil 2 years / PhD 3 years
  • Part-time: MPhil 3 years / PhD 5 years

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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Academic Requirements

An upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a non-UK institution) in natural science is required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 16000 International
  • GBP 16000 EU/EEA

Funding

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