UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Research areas include: biodiversity and recent environmental change (over decadal to centennial timescales; threats to terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity; role of biodiversity in ecosystem function and resilience); comparative urbanisation (studies of poverty and inequality including housing, infrastructure and socio'economic impacts of globalisation; studies of cities and urban dynamics); environmental modelling (interdisciplinary model'based science to understand environment systems and their interactions: research spans climate science, biogeochemical cycles, coastal and estuarine processes, ecological and hydrology systems and remote sensing technique); past climates (reconstruction of past climates and ecosystem responses over long (tectonic to historic) timescales; climate signatures of critical intervals in human evolution; conceptualisation of long'term climate change); science, policy and politics (studies of environmental history and landscape change; environmental politics and decision'making; geographies of risk; social adaptation to climate change and threats to biodiversity); transnational spaces (cultural and historical geographies of modernity; race, gender and post'colonial theory; geographies of disease; migration and mobility in a global context); Geographic Information Science: (geo'temporal demographics of human populations, including biosocial geographies, migrations and applications in business and service planning; spatial decision support systems).

Course Additional Entry

A UK Master's degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
MPhil £16,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
MPhil £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
MPhil £8,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,250  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £16,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
PhD £8,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 years
Part Time
PhD £2,250  Academic year. First year home fees