Postgraduate research courses in Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Information about PhD (Doctorate) degrees at St Andrews can be found on the University website. The duration of a PhD is typically 3 to 3.5 years.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences has funding for PhD studentships starting in September 2020 and our current funded research projects are listed below.

Research within the School is grouped into four main themes and you are encouraged to contact one of the School's academics to discuss alternative projects.