MPhil/PhD in Atmospheric Sciences

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MPhil/PhD in Atmospheric Sciences

Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded. As a research student you will join a vibrant student community in our Research School and become part of our dynamic research environment.

The Atmospheric Science team at Worcester runs a range of experiments funded by UK research councils that are well suited for additional PhD studies in relation to vegetation and/or atmospheric science. It is affiliated within European funded exchange programmes providing extensive possibilities for travelling and longer-term visits at international partner universities.

Key features

  • Available as a full-time or part-time course (completed over a maximum of six years).
  • Links with European funded exchange programmes and experiments funded by UK research councils.
  • All students are offered a wide range of optional training workshops throughout the programme, focused around a wide range of themes.
  • Access an excellent range of resources and equipment, including meteorological observational equipment, a drone with meteorological sensors, pollen and spore traps and modelling facilities.
  • Our staff have a broad range of expertise in aerobiology, palynology, meteorology, climate, GIS, modelling, field studies, and air pollution.

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Entry Requirements

For MPhil

  • First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree or an approved equivalent award; OR
  • Research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement.

For PhD

  • Postgraduate Masters Degree in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed programme of study; OR
  • First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline; OR
  • Research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement.


This programme is self-funded

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