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  MPhil in Polar Studies (Scott Polar Research Institute)

University of Cambridge    Department of Geography

Full time See Course Other, MPhil 9 months full time
Anthropology (2) Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17)

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The MPhil in Polar Studies at the Scott Polar Research Institute offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of Arctic and Antarctic research. This programme provides a comprehensive understanding of key research topics in both the humanities and social sciences, as well as the physical sciences. With two strands to choose from, students can explore their interests in depth through modules and a research-led dissertation. The course focuses on developing critical thinking, research skills, and presentation abilities. Entry requirements include a UK High II.i Honours Degree or an equivalent qualification from another country. Don't miss the chance to be part of groundbreaking polar research!

About the course

The aims of the course are to provide an understanding of key contemporary research problems in a range of disciplines in either the humanities and social sciences or physical sciences relating to the Arctic and Antarctica, and for students to undertake original research on a topic selected in consultation with members of staff.

The MPhil in Polar Studies consists of two Strands (Social Sciences and Humanities; and Physical Sciences), each composed of two Modules. Lecture and seminar-based teaching take place in the Michaelmas term. The remaining two terms are devoted to a research-led dissertation.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

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