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PhD Postgraduate Research in Environmental Sciences

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-22, 01-JUN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

We are internationally recognised for our holistic and interdisciplinary approach to research, integrating physical, chemical, biological and social sciences to understand the Earth, its life and its people and the interactions between them. We are committed to tackling the environmental challenges facing society and securing a sustainable future for our world. Our postgraduate researchers are at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making real advances.

Atmospheric and ocean sciences, polar sciences, autonomous vehicles; Biological oceanography, marine biology, biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, sediment ecology; Climate science and climate change science; Climate solutions: decarbonisation and net zero, adaptation and resilience; Ecological economics and ecosystem services; Ecology, conservation ecology, tropical ecology, movement ecology, host-parasite co-evolution, land-use change; Environmental biology, conservation biology, genomics; Geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, catchment science, natural hazards and resources; Green economy, low carbon energy transitions; Hazard risk communication, adaptation and disaster risk management; Human and physical geography of the environment; Science, society and sustainability; We also host international centres of research excellence spanning these themes as well as state-of-the-art research facilities for exploring the environment.

Application deadline

31 March 2022

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 20,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 84 7

    28th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    125 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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