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Postgraduate study

We teach and research topics of global environmental importance and tackle tough questions across natural and social sciences. We offer a wide range of PhD projects to students from the UK and overseas. We have opportunities funded by research councils, charities and industry and projects for self-funding students and those with scholarships from their home country.

We also offer an MSc by research and taught degrees.

For any questions or more information, email environment@york.ac.uk or find a specific contact. 

Research degrees

PhDs, MPhils and MScs by research that can be taken full-time or part-time.

Research degrees

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Links with policymakers

Our postgraduate students benefit from our unique access to the Stockholm Environment Institute, an international environmental policy unit embedded in the Department.