We are a long-established Department within the University of Cambridge, where we offer world-class teaching courses, carry out innovative and forward-thinking research, and provide excellent facilities in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

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We offer courses across the spectrum of the Earth Sciences. We have lots of information about those courses, and about being a student in this Department..... 

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PhD Topics for October 2015

PhD topics for students hoping to start PhDs in the Department of Earth Science in 2015 are now published and are listed here.

The closing date for applications to be considered for funding is 9 January 2015 (but please note that some funding schemes for overseas applicants have earlier closing dates).

The first round of interviews will be held between Monday 16 Feb 2015 - Tuesday 24 February 2015