Earth and ocean sciences
Our postgraduates carry out interesting and often vital research into a wide variety of subject areas, enhanced by the high level of research activity and expertise in the School.
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Why study with us
An introduction to Applied Environmental Geology
Dr Peter Brabham explains all you need to know about our vocationally-focused degree programme in Applied Environmental Geology (MSc), including teaching methods, contact hours and module information.
This course provides the requisite skills for employment in professional geo-environmental and geotechnical consultancies and government environmental agencies.
An overview of Water in a Changing World and Environmental Hazards
Dr T.C. Hales gives you a flavour of what you can expect on our two new master's degree programmes, including teaching methods, contact hours and module information.
Water in a Changing World (MSc) draws on interdisciplinary knowledge to provide a broad outlook on water problems within the context of current realities and future projections of climate change.
Environmental Hazards (MSc) provides technical expertise in risk assessment, with a focus on the methods needed to analyse past environmental hazards and forecast future ones.
Our School has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students. Explore our facilities, School and research, and take a look at the career journey of one of our graduates.
Led by scientists at Cardiff University, an international team of researchers and organisations has been awarded over €6.7M from EU Horizon 2020 to help tackle food and water insecurity in the Horn of Africa Drylands (HAD).
Plus, by combining state-of-the-art technology with the latest high-performance computing, a UK team led by researchers at Cardiff University are aiming to create the very first 4D maps of the Earth’s mantle.