MPhil/PhD Geology

Duration MPhil: Full time 2-3 years; Part time 4-5 years
PhD: Full time 3-4 years; Part time 6-7 years
Discipline
  • Geology
  • Mining
LocationCornwall (Penryn)
Start date September, January or April

Overview

Camborne School of Mines provides a diverse range of research opportunities reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the expertise of the academic staff within the internationally renowned Department.

As a Geology MPhil/PhD student, you will work alongside the Applied Geology and Mineralogy Research Group Research Group. Please see the page for details on the research specialisms of this group.

Entry requirements 2017

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.0. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 87 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

55 overall with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Other accepted tests

Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-sessional English

Applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme. See our English language requirements page for more information.

Finance: fees and funding

Tuition fees per year 2017/18

  • UK/EU: £4,400 full-time; £2,200 part-time
  • International: £19,050 full-time

Fee information

Fees can normally be paid by two termly instalments and may be paid online. For further information about paying fees see our Student Fees pages.

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