Earth and Environmental Sciences master's programmes
Maximise your employability and accelerate your career progression with a taught master's degree from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Manchester.
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Manchester is also offering postgraduate scholarships for students who have an offer with us on the Petroleum Geoscience MSc. Find out what financial help you may be eligible for here.
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Develop your knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the energy industry, working in exploration for oil and gas, and future mitigation measures such as carbon sequestration, as well as other energy industries, such as geothermal and nuclear.Petroleum Geoscience for Reservoir Development and Production MSc
This one-year master's is ideal if you wish to pursue an exciting career in the energy industry, working in appraisal and development of hydrocarbon fields. You'll develop the skills to communicate with exploration geologists and production engineers.Geoscience for Sustainable Energy MSc
This master's trains the next-generation of geoscientists with the skills needed to ensure the long-term, sustainable supply and storage of low-carbon energy. Upon graduation, you'll be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of all subsurface geoscience applications, alongside an in-depth technical knowledge of sedimentary geoscience and geophysics, rock mechanics, fluid flow and pore evolution. You'll be equipped to join the energy sector, in the fields of petroleum geoscience, carbon storage, geothermal, nuclear waste disposal and gas/compressed air storage.
This course is the longest established environment/pollution related MSc in the UK and will equip you with a strong grounding in the quantitative, qualitative and communications skills required to address environmental questions, in addition to subject-specific knowledge and understanding.
For further details contact Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences postgraduate admissions:
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 543 4022