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Polar and Alpine Change

This new and exciting programme is aimed at training graduates from a range of scientific disciplines who wish to pursue a research career in cold-regions science, notably within the disciplines of glaciology, glacial geomorphology, polar climatology / oceanography, environmental science, polar biogeochemical processes, or their intersections.

The programme's underlying theme is contemporary, as its key interest is to explore the expressions, mechanisms and impacts of rapid ongoing changes in our planet's cold regions.

Course modules

Core modules:

Research Design in Analysis of Environmental Systems; Current Issues in Polar and Alpine Science; Arctic/Alpine Field Course; Polar and Alpine Change Research Project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, a research proposal, project reports, oral presentations and poster presentation. There are no exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 GBP 18,900 (Year 1) International 12 Months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 Months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2018 24 Months

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