School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Courses

Undergraduate courses

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London and the Engineering Council through the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci

This integrated undergraduate and Master's degree develops your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This intergrated Undergraduate and Master's degree will develop your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

Study mode: full time | part time

Geology

MGeol Accredited

MGeol Geology is an integrated, four-year Master's degree programme that prepare you for a successful career in academia or industry.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This dynamic and accredited course combines outdoor studies and laboratory techniques to provide insights into the earth and how it has evolved.

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Learn how the marine environment functions and how human activities affect environmental processes in the sea and on our coastlines.

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

MEnvSci

This MEnvSci is a combined undergraduate and Master's degree in Marine Environmental Science.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

MGeol Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this integrated Master's course places great emphasis on practical learning and developing your transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course emphasises practical learning and developing the transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Physics

MPhys (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this four-year course prepares you for professional or research level applied physics.

Study mode: full time

Physics

BSc (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course gives you a broad-based physics education preparing you industry roles or further study and research.

Study mode: full time

Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

BSc (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course develops an understanding of the fundamental laws of physics and shows how their application determines the structure and behaviour of the whole universe and its constituent astrophysical parts.

Study mode: full time

Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

MPhys (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course allows you to study the physical world from the subatomic scale to the whole Universe.

Study mode: full time

Postgraduate courses

Crisis and Disaster Management

MSc Accredited

This vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK develops your skills and knowledge to become a management specialist for crisis or disaster situations.

Study mode: full time | part time

Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

MSc Engineering Geology is an accredited course with a reputable record of producing specialists in engineering geology and geotechnics for the construction industry.

Study mode: full time | part time

Environmental Geology and Contamination

MSc

In response to the shortage of qualified contaminated land specialists, this course provides training to identify and help prevent risks to human health and the environment.

Study mode: full time | part time

Geological and Environmental Hazards

MSc Accredited

Accredited and well-established, this Master's course is taught by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Science

MRes

An excellent opportunity to join an active research team and develop your science career.

Study mode: full time | part time

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH

Postgraduate research at Portsmouth provides opportunities to work with research teams on a range of projects with many active collaborative projects between groups and with external institutions.

We run PhD, MPhil and MRes programmes, either on full or part-time basis. For a full range of postgraduate research opportunities, please visit the Graduate School's Postgraduate Research page.