Earth Sciences (Research)
Underpinned by substantial external funding, the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences vibrant research environment provides our PhD and MPhil students with opportunities to work with world experts and use high-quality research equipment.
Each year approximately 15 students are recruited for PhD degrees, who benefit from participating in teaching exercises, School activities and essential skills-training experiences. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 94% of our School of Earth and Ocean Science’s research outputs were deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Graduates in appropriate science subject such as Geology or Environmental Science, with at least a First Class or 2:1 Honours degree, or a master's.
English language requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS). Please see our English Language Requirements guidance for more details.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Full-Time tuition fees
- UK and EU students: £4,407
- Students from outside the EU: £21,950
Part-Time tuition fees
- UK and EU students: £2,204
- Students from outside the EU: £10,975
Scholarships & funding
For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.
About this institute
Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...
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