Geological and Environmental Hazards MSc

Geological and Environmental Hazards MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £18
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,900
Domestic tuition: £8,700

Program overview

On this course, you'll: Learn from experts with extensive industrial and consultancy experience and strong research portfolios in natural hazards. Become skilled in the application of specialist techniques including numerical hazard modeling and simulation, catastrophe modeling, field reconnaissance and geomorphological mapping, geotechnical testing, spatial analysis and remote sensing. Learn about physical processes that affect and control natural hazards, including volcanology and earthquakes, flooding and hydrological hazards, coastal erosion, slope instability and landslides. Take part in research-based field trips, both locally and overseas, where you will receive specialist field training in hazard identification, mapping and monitoring. Complete your own independent research project to academic or industrial standards with opportunities to work with industrial partners on a joint project.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in Geology, Earth Science, Applied Geology, Civil Engineering, Geography, Environmental Science or a related discipline. Industrial experience will also be considered on an individual basis. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Career opportunities

What can you do with a Geological and Environmental Hazards degree? Opportunities exist in the following fields: Aid organisations Environmental consultants Marine and offshore consultants Flood risk consultants GIS and remote sensing consultants Engineering geology companies Re-insurance and insurance sectors

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom

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