GeoSciences 2017 by The University of Edinburgh

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04 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 taught masters programmes as the largest grouping of geoscientists in the uk we are uniquely placed to offer more than 20 innovative taught masters programmes and certificates spanning the entire spectrum of the geosciences field we pay close attention to changes in the market and to scientific developments ensuring our offering is up to date and that our programmes are designed with the ever-changing needs of our students at the forefront of our minds we have recently launched msc programmes in sustainable plant health and energy society sustainability as well as an online distance learning opportunity in carbon management we are also pleased to once again offer msc geographical information science gis archaeology our growing range of postgraduate taught programmes allows you to benefit from cutting-edge research knowledge and skills training in your selected subject and beyond

08 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 09 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/875 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/874 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/29 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/701 climate change management earth observation geoinformation management ecological economics ecosystem services pgcert 1 yr pt msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description programme description programme description based upon our highly successful on-campus msc carbon management this online programme utilises a blend of interactive content videos virtual case studies and online discussions to explore the science and business responses to climate change we examine the leading ways in which this global challenge can be addressed covering adaptation and mitigation solutions across a wide range of sectors and regions the programme is

10 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 11 www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees www.ed.ac.uk/pg/30 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/395 energy society sustainability environment development environment culture society msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description programme description the world is facing an ‘energy trilemma’ – how to achieve energy security energy equity and environmental sustainability taught by a team of energy researchers in geosciences and social political science this novel programme will equip you with a critical understanding of how energy systems low-carbon technologies policies and markets are evolving it will draw on social theory and empirical evidence to understand the social and societal challenges and implications of

14 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 15 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/795 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/798 geographical information science archaeology global environment challenges msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students pgcert 9 mths or 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt programme description programme description this programme offers you the chance to develop a detailed understanding of the application of geographical information science gis and related technologies within the field of archaeology the programme has a distinctive scottish flavour and students will benefit from the guidance of internationally recognised staff the programme combines the pedigree of edinburgh’s gis expertise with a long-established reputation in archaeological teaching and research you will gain a broad understanding of the use of gis in archaeological surveying recording and research and will be equipped with the analytical and communication skills

16 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 17 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/872 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/781 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/903 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/379 marine systems policies soils sustainability sustainable plant health sustainable resource management msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs or 3 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description programme description programme description this programme is unique in europe and beyond it embraces a holistic interdisciplinary approach to understanding the roles of humans and their connection to marine ecosystems for survival and prosperity we approach marine ecosystems as an integrated socio-ecological system by focusing on three spheres of marine systems this programme is run in collaboration with scotland’s rural

20 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 research opportunities we offer a range of research degrees msc by research mphil and phd you can commit to anything from one year of full-time study for the msc to six years’ part-time study for a doctorate msc by research this degree offers the opportunity to acquire research skills by undertaking a single year if studying full time of independent study within the school’s research interests master of philosophy the mphil requires a minimum of two years’ study if studying full time including an extended piece of supervised research doctor of philosophy as a phd student you will undertake an original research project under individual supervision your studies will take at least three years and to qualify for your doctorate your thesis must be judged to represent an original contribution to knowledge entry requirements a uk undergraduate degree or its international

22 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/69 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/84 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/927 geology geophysics geosciences individual project palaeontology geobiology phd 3 yrs ft 6 yrs pt available for uk/eu students mphil 2 yrs ft 4 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc by research 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc by research 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students this masters by research programme is an opportunity to carry out a substantial piece of research in any of the major branches of geosciences the programme allows you to work on research throughout the year and your work will be assessed primarily on your final dissertation you can follow taught courses by arrangement with your supervisor but none are required research profile research institutes our research degrees in geology geophysics draw on expertise from the school’s earth planetary science research institute

26 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 community employability and graduate attributes our supportive academic community provides a dynamic environment in which you can truly thrive we offer you numerous opportunities to access study support develop new skills share knowledge exchange ideas and socialise with like-minded colleagues you will join an active and motivated postgraduate student community for which regular events have included a research and practitioner mixer field training days and informal socials such as our burns supper and ceilidh additionally staff and visiting experts deliver exciting lectures and seminars which are open to all of our students – there really is something for everyone if you enrol as a taught masters student you’ll receive generous support from our geosciences teaching organisation which helps with all aspects of the administration of your studies while our dedicated programme

28 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 applications and fees we have an online application process for all postgraduate programmes it’s a straightforward system with full instructions including details of any supporting documentation you need to submit when applying you will set up an account which lets you save your application and continue at another time full guidance on our application system is available at www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate applying general requirements our usual entrance requirement for postgraduate study is a uk 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent www.ed.ac.uk/international/graduateentry in a subject related to your chosen programme you will also need to meet the university’s language requirements see below references for applications to taught programmes the normal requirement is one reference although an additional reference may be requested in individual cases for

32 www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences the university of edinburgh geosciences postgraduate opportunities 2017 campus map 33 get in touch the school of geosciences is based in several buildings across two university campuses the head of school and the main offices are at king’s buildings about two miles south of the city centre the institute of geography and the edinburgh centre for carbon innovation are in the historic old town of edinburgh detailed maps can be found at www.ed.ac.uk/maps contact us for more information about taught msc programmes contact the relevant programme secretaries for carbon capture storage ecosystem services sustainable resource management and carbon management including pgcert climate change management and carbon innovation contact alice heatley tel +44 0131 650 4866 email geos.postgrad@ed.ac.uk for environment culture society environmental sustainability environment development global environment challenges pgcert and human geography contact we are here

illustration by katy wiedemann ma illustration student the front cover shows an ichthyosaur skull from the hettangian 201–197 million years ago the earliest stage of the jurassic period formerly belonging to a member of our academic staff it is believed to have been found either in lyme regis or on skye and is now held in our centre for research collections #drawntoedinburgh this publication is available online at www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate and can be made available in alternative formats on request please contact communications.office@ed.ac.uk or call +44 0131 650 2252 printed on essential silk fsc mix a forestry stewardship council certified paper stock it was manufactured to iso 14001 certified environmental management standards using an elemental chlorine free process we have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in this prospectus before going to print however please check online for the most up-to-date information www.ed.ac.uk on 23 june 2016 the uk