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The University of Manchester

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Rank: 11 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: https://www.manchester.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters by research

Start Date: 2021/01/01

Duration: 12 months


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Description

University of Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Active in many areas of atmospheric science, exploring a range of physical, chemical and electrical processes. Current research projects include: Radiative transfer, precipitation and cloud electrification; boundary layer processes; aerosol properties; cloud physics and chemistry, and atmospheric pollution in the urban environment. Research carried out in these areas includes field observations, laboratory investigations, theoretical studies and numerical modelling. Field experiments and interpretation of field observations form the largest part of this group's activities. Recent field experiments have been held in locations across the UK - including Norfolk, Essex, Edinburgh, Birmingham, and Manchester - and further afield - including many European countries, South Korea, USA Australia, Chile and Borneo.

Requirements

Entry requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (speaking and writing 6.5 and no other element below 6.0)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Manchester.

Other options

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2021/04/01 / University of Manchester


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2021/06/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2021/04/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2021/06/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2021/06/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2021/04/01 / University of Manchester


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2022/04/01 / University of Manchester


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2022/06/01 / University of Manchester


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2021/09/01 / University of Manchester


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

full-time / 12 months / 2022/01/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2022/01/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2022/06/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2021/09/01 / University of Manchester


MSc (Res)

full-time / 12 months / 2022/04/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2022/01/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2021/09/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2022/04/01 / University of Manchester


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

full-time / 36 months / 2022/06/01 / University of Manchester


About this university

International students

Students attend the university from over 150 countries around the world and there are various systems in place to help them adapt to their new life. The Student Immigration Team is a dedicated team in place to help with support and advice regarding immigration and visas and are based at the Student Services Centre. The student support centre is a single contact point for all students to help with matters such as finances, examinations, graduation and other matters. There is also help and advice on hand for matter such as integration into the community, learning English and making the most of the time in the UK. The centre of student life is the Students Union (UMIST), which formed at the same time as the university was created in 2004. It is run by an eight-member team rather than a single president. The athletics Union is responsible for the sports clubs within the university and there are over 80 health and fitness classes in addition to 44 sports clubs. There are around 250 societies and clubs in total across many areas of interest including a student run newspaper, radio station, a fundraising organisation, a volunteer project and across the arts and politics arena.

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