School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Courses

Undergraduate courses

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci

The MEnvSci is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Environmental Sciences.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A scientific study of the physical, chemical and biological processes that affect the environment, with the chance to develop practical skills for environmental research

Study mode: full time | part time

Geological Hazards

MGeol Accredited

The MGeol is a combined undergraduate and masters degree in Geological Hazards.

Study mode: full time

Geological Hazards

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A course which allows you to study the physical processes of earth’s environment through fieldwork and in the laboratory

Study mode: full time

Geology

MGeol Accredited

The MGeol is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Geology.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A dynamic and accredited course combining 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 masters 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 the transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontolgist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

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

Study mode: full time

Physics

BSc (Hons)

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

Study mode: full time

Applied 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, 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 sub atomic scale to the whole Universe.

Study mode: full time

Postgraduate courses

Crisis and Disaster Management

MSc Accredited

A vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK, producing management specialists for crisis or disaster situations

Study mode: full time | part time

MSc Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

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

An accredited and well-established course informed 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.