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M.Phil. in Quaternary Science




The Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) course is equivalent to Master of Science (M.Sc) courses at other British universities.
The Quaternary Science Masters is a full-time, one-year course comprising taught and research dissertation elements.

Note - Admissions for this course are currently suspended.

Course Aims

The course provides an interdisciplinary education, including research experience, in the Quaternary history of oceans and continents and their human inhabitants, emphasising a wide range of timescales of past, present and future global change. The objectives are:

We welcome applications from current undergraduate students and graduates in all relevant disciplines from British and overseas universities.

Other one-year taught research Master's courses

The Department of Geography runs a range of Masters courses.

M.Phil dissertation abstracts

Examples of the dissertations undertaken by M.Phil students over previous years. Copies of these dissertations are available from the Department of Geography Library, University of Cambridge.