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Course summary

We offer PhD and MPhil supervision in Geology in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff including:

  • Volcanoes, Tectonics and Minerals Resources
  • Geophysics and Borehole Research
  • Palaeobiology, Palaeoenvironments and Palaeoclimates


Main research interests include: applied and environmental geology; geophysics; tectonics; geochemistry; sedimentology; palaeobiology; volcanology; micropalaeontology; borehole research.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Geological Society

Entry requirements

You must hold a UK undergraduate (Bachelors) degree with at least first class or upper second class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

NERC, EPSRC, and various overseas sponsors.

Geology at University of Leicester - UCAS