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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

You will undertake an individual physical geography research project over two years (MPhil) or three years (PhD), supported by our widely respected academic staff:

Predicting and mitigating water pollution risk from wildfire ash – Professor Stefan Doerr is a leading authority on wildfire impact.

  • Predicting ice rifts - Professor Adrian Luckman received international press coverage for his research on the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica and his predictions of its calving.
  • Professor Siwan Davies’ work focuses on establishing why climate has changed dramatically and abruptly in the past 100,000 years. Siwan recently made a television documentary on the effects of present climate change in Uganda, Costa Rica and California.
  • Professor Tavi Murray, the first woman to be awarded the Polar Medal by HM queen for outstanding service to polar research.
  • Professor Peter North who received global media coverage for his work with NASA on the Amazon and Climate Change.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,150per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 71 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%

    32nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    23rd

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