PhD/MPhil Petroleum Geoscience / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
- PhD 3-4 Years Full-Time; MPhil 1 Year Full-Time
- Entry requirements
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).
- How to apply
- Apply online
You should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research.
We strongly recommend that you make contact with your proposed supervisor before submitting an application.
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Our research is focused on studies into processes controlling land- and sea-scape evolution, seismic and sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin tectonics, clastic and carbonate sedimentology and environmental change. We have developed novel digital outcrop studies and their application to reservoir modelling.
The group has dedicated state-of-the-art facilities for digital outcrop data collection and analysis (including terrestrial laser scanning) and for the interpretation, modelling and visualisation of 3D seismic data. We also have dedicated facilities for numerical modelling, in addition to central University HPC facilities.
The group runs several major industrial consortia including the rifts Analogues project (TRAP) and the North Africa Research Group (NARG)
Fees for entry in 2022 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2021 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): Standard £4,500, Band 1 £7,250, Band 2 £9,750, Band 3 £14,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Band 1 £27,000, Band 2 £30,000, Band 3 £32,500
UK students (per annum): Standard £2,250, Band 1 £3,375; Band 2 £4,750; Band 3 £7,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £12,250, Band 1 £13,500; Band 2 £15,000; Band 3 £16,250
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for Home students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
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- Postgraduate Admissions Team
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