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MPhil/PhD in Environmental Studies (through FST Faculty Office)

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About the Programme

The Faculty offers the interdisciplinary degree in Environmental Studies which can be supervised by members of any department.

What Will I Study?

Some of the major research interests of staff member4s in the Faculty include:
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Renewable Energy Resource Assessment
  • Clean Energy Technologies (including Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Wind Energy, Marine Energy, Bioenergy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Integrated Energy Systems)
  • Sectoral Energy Use (Transport, Residential, Construction, Commercial, Tourism, Water, Utilities)
  • Social and Environmental Impact of Energy Sector
  • Long-range Alternative Energy Planning
  • Energy Economics 
  • Energy Policy

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Postgraduate
  • Qualification: MPhil/PhD
  • Duration: MPhil 2 years (FT) / 3 years (PT); PhD 3 years (FT) / 5 years (PT)


Programme Details

List of Courses
Compulsory for All Students

  • ​FPAS 6000:  Scientific Literature Review 

Available to All Students as necessary
  • FPAS 6010:  Basic Statistics for Graduates
  • FPAS 6020:  Writing a Scientific Paper
  • FPAS 6030:  Research Methods 

Compulsory for All Students depending on their Programme
  • GRSM 6001:  MPhil Research Seminar 1
  • GRSM 6002:  MPhil Research Seminar 2
  • GRSM 8001:  PhD Research Seminar 1
  • GRSM 8002:  PhD Research Seminar 2
  • GRSM 8003:  PhD Research Seminar 3
  • ENVT 6900:   MPhil Environmental Studies
  • ENVT 8000:   PhD Environmental Studies

Research Students may also be permitted (with the approval of their Supervisors) cto take courses from other offerings within the Faculty.


MPhil Candidates require at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree with a strong background in the area in which they wish to undertake their research.  All research students are normally expected to register initially for the MPhil degree but may later, with suitable progress, be upgraded to register for the PhD degree.  In cases where the candidate already has an MPhil degree (or equivalent), direct entry to the PhD is possible.

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