MSc Geoscience for Sustainable Energy / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months Full Time
- Entry requirements
An upper second class degree or equivalent in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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- Join the next-generation of geoscientists and equip yourself with the skills needed to participate in the energy transition.
- Gain a broad understanding of all subsurface geoscience applications, alongside an in-depth technical knowledge of sedimentary geoscience and geophysics, rock mechanics and fluids evolution.
- Benefit from instruction in fundamental theory, lab-work, field work and the use of industry-standard computational tools.
- Study in a department that was ranked sixth in the UK for the quality of our research and in the top 8 for research power. (REF 2021)
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £13,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £33,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year across our subject areas.
For the 2023 intake, this includes one competitive scholarship (£20,000 towards fees and living allowance) to a home student, amongst other oppurtunities.
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Master's Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
For more information, see the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Fees and funding page or visit the University of Manchester funding for master's courses website for more information.
- Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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- Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 161 543 4021
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