Earth and Ocean Sciences MPhil/PhD

Major code: ESLP/ESLM


As one of the four subject disciplines within the School of Environmental Sciences we undertake fundamental and applied research within Earth and Ocean Sciences. 

We place a high value on our thriving Postgraduate Research (PGR) and have over 50 active PGR students.

To find out more about the research topics and the ongoing research studentships available, please visit our NERC Doctoral Training Programme



Key Facts

REF 2014
84% of research outputs deemed world-leading or internationally excellent.

Why Earth and Ocean Sciences?

Leaders in our field

Our staff are leaders in their fields and we're well-funded for both research and teaching.

We'll encourage and train you to publish academic papers

It's not unusual for our students to leave with two to three papers published in international peer-reviewed journals.