|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£19,570 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You must have a good (2:1) second class Honours degree, or equivalent, in Physical or Environmental Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum of 6.5 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Applications are considered throughout the year; most candidates will be invited to interview to discuss the programme in more detail.
MRes students spend two thirds of their year on their research project and the rest of their time taking taught modules. You can choose from a range of flexible pathways depending on your research interest. These currently include Exploration, Geodynamics, Coastal Processes, Palaeoceanography and Micro-palaeontology. You will develop specific knowledge and skills through your selection of modules and choice of subject for your research project.
The programme is taught by staff from across NOCS who draw on their cutting edge research to create a challenging and stimulating degree programme. You will also be encouraged to attend our research seminars, some delivered by leading visiting scientists.
The full-time programme lasts one year. The research component is undertaken throughout the year and finishes with the submission of your dissertation by the end of September.
The part-time programme lasts between two to five years. Students normally undertake the taught component over two years. The research component is undertaken throughout your period of study. You will have until the September of your fifth year in which to complete your research and submit your dissertation.