MSc Volcanology

University of Bristol

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Programme overviewThis MSc examines the physical processes governing the behaviour of volcanoes. The programme is taught by leading scientists working at the cutting edge of research into volcanoes, and will provide you with a strong background for independent research to PhD level or for a career in industry, the public sector or a non-governmental organisation.Increasing numbers of the global population being at risk means that volcano hazard prediction and mitigation is a fast-growing and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Clifton Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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98th / 131
CUG ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2022
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Entry requirements
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An upper second-class honours BSc or MSci (or international equivalent) in earth sciences, geographical sciences, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering, mathematics or another related subject. Competency in maths must be demonstrated, usually with Grade C in A level maths (or international equivalent) or two or more quantitative modules with an achievement of at least 60% (or international equivalent). Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered.

Tuition fees

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£10,700 per year
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More info: Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

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£25,500 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

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£25,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

International Students
International Fees
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Where you'll study

University of Bristol

Tyndall Park Road to Park Row Bristol
BS8 1TH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Clifton Down  0.2 miles away

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