UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course provides a broad introduction to geohazards, together with advanced courses in seismology, volcanology, hydrogeological hazards and meteorology. A key goal is to provide an essential grounding in quantitative modelling that can be widely applied to several fields, from pure research to the commercial sector.

Course Modules

Core modules: geological and geotechnical hazards; meteorological hazards; research methods; earthquake seismology and earthquake hazard; physical volcanology and volcanic hazard; meteorological, climate and hydrogeological hazard.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants whose qualifications are of a lower standard may be admitted if evidence of an adequate academic background and appropriate field experience can be shown.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,310  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees