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Environmental Dynamics

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Swansea is a research-led University and the Department makes a significant contribution, meaning that as a Postgraduate Geography Student you will benefit from the knowledge and skills of internationally renowned academics. The Department's research groups are involved in a number of projects including: Advancing application of stable isotopes in tree rings as indicators of climate/environmental change; Quantification of the past and future contribution of glaciers and ice sheets to Sea level rise; Understanding the response of the biosphere to variations in climate; Understanding international migration patterns and processes associated with both forced migration and labour migration and 'mixed flows'; Cities and Urban Theory - with a focus on the interface between Human Geography and Continental Philosophy, especially with respect to deconstruction, structuralism and poststructuralism.

Assessment methods

The first part shall take the form of a thesis embodying the methods and results of the research project. All theses should be presented in accordance with the University's Guide to the Submission and Presentation of a Thesis for Research Students. The second part shall take the form of an oral examination (viva voce).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 7,850 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 15,750 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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