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Full time & Part time January, September Research Only, MSc 2 Years Full Time 31 January 2025
Geology (18)

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Unleash your potential with the Geology MSc by Research programme at Camborne School of Mines. Dive into a vibrant research community with strong ties to the global mining industry, cutting-edge facilities, and expert supervisors at the forefront of geology. As a student, you will spearhead impactful projects in various fields like ore deposit geology, volcanology, and palaeontology, contributing to both academia and society. The programme offers diverse research groups focusing on areas such as Active Earth, ore deposits, deep time global change, and mining environmental studies. With entry requirements including a 2:1 degree in Geology or related subjects, the programme ensures a supportive and inclusive environment for your academic journey. Benefit from mentorship, state-of-the-art laboratories, and a collaborative atmosphere to propel your research career forward. Join us to explore the depths of geology and make a difference in the world.

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Overview

  • A thriving, diverse, and international postgraduate research community
  • Exceptionally strong links with the international mining industry
  • An outstanding research environment with state-of-the-art analytical facilities and laboratories
  • Supervisors who are working at the cutting edge of their field
  • Supportive and inclusive environment

Research overview

As a Geology PhD student at the Camborne School of Mines, you will lead research projects that have a significant impact on both your chosen field of study and wider society. We work on a variety of different topics including ore deposit geology, volcanology, palaeontology, palaeoclimate, and structural geology. We have strong links with the mining industry, and also with colleagues in the Geography and Biosciences departments to address issues of past environmental and ecological change.

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Entry Requirements

An appropriate degree in Geology or Mining or a related subject, normally at 2:1 level or above.

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




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