School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

MSc Postgraduate Study

Crisis and Disaster Management

MSc Accredited

This vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK develops your skills and knowledge to become a management specialist for crisis or disaster situations.

Study mode: full time | part time

Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

MSc Engineering Geology is an accredited course with a reputable record of producing specialists in engineering geology and geotechnics for the construction industry.

Study mode: full time | part time

Environmental Geology and Contamination


In response to the shortage of qualified contaminated land specialists, this course provides training to identify and help prevent risks to human health and the environment.

Study mode: full time | part time

Geological and Environmental Hazards

MSc Accredited

Accredited and well-established, this Master's course is taught by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology.

Study mode: full time | part time



An excellent opportunity to join an active research team and develop your science career.

Study mode: full time | part time

Postgraduate open days - booking

Booking a place on our open day

Postgraduate open days - information

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences runs a series of open days for prospective MSc postgraduate students.These provide an informal opportunity to see the range of University and departmental facilities and a chance to discuss the postgraduate MSc courses with members of academic staff and current MSc students over a buffet lunch.

Upcoming dates

  • Wednesday 29 April 2015

If you are unable to attend either of these dates but would still like to visit the department, an individual tour can be arranged. Please contact the admissions tutor to arrange a mutually convenient date.

Or book your place on our Postgraduate Summer School

Useful information

The following links provide access to maps of Portsmouth area and the University Campus. Directions to Burnaby Building and a timetable of events scheduled for the open day are available to download in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

How to book a place

Book a place on the open day or contact the admissions team directly:

Tel:+ 44 (0)23 9284 2654