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Environmental SciencesUniversity of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/07/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £18700
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University of East Anglia UEA has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our research addresses three overarching themes, namely: climate, ocean and atmospheric interactions; the governance of resources and sustainability; and geosciences and natural hazards. Our research has major global influence. Results of the Times Higher Education Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) analysis ranked us first in the UK for research impact with 88% of our research ranked world-leading or internationally excellent. This is further exemplified by the QS World University Rankings 2019 in which we rank first in the world for paper citations in Marine and Earth Sciences, third for Geography and fourth for Environmental Sciences. Furthermore, no other university has made as substantial a contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as UEA. Our research is underpinned by excellent, well-funded facilities including the additions of a sea glider facility and an air-sea-ice chamber. Our facilities provide many opportunities for your research projects. For more information on our research visit: www.uea.ac.uk/env/research For our research degree opportunities visit: www.uea.ac.uk/env/research-degrees
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Students should hold a minimum 2:1 Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant field. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, and a minimum of 6.0 in all the components.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia, Environmental science and ecology. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.