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MPhil courses

The Department offers a range of one-year taught research Masters courses as below.

(N.B. the Department will not be offering the MPhil in Environment, Society and Development for October 2014 admission and there are no plans to offer that MPhil in the future.)

MPhil in Conservation Leadership

MPhil in Conservation Leadership

The MPhil degree in Conservation Leadership is a full-time, 11-month masters course, aimed at graduates with at least 3 to 5 years or more relevant work experience in conservation. The unique feature of this course is its delivery by a partnership between the university departments and conservation organizations based around Cambridge. The course aims to deliver a world-class and interdisciplinary education in Conservation Leadership that is not available elsewhere.

MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies

MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies

The course seeks to provide rigorous advanced training in the multi- and inter-disciplinary study of Gender. It is designed for those who wish to prepare for PhD or further research, but also for students who want to enhance their understanding of 'Gender' by undertaking a one-year MPhil only.

MPhil in Geographical Research

MPhil in Geographical Research

The course seeks to bridge the gap between first degree and PhD or further research and is intended for students who have a good first degree in geography or a related discipline.

MPhil in Polar Studies

MPhil in Polar Studies
(taught at Scott Polar Research Institute)

The MPhil in Polar Studies is a full-time Masters course lasting one academic year (9 months). The course is primarily a research degree, where the central feature is an extended dissertation of 20,000 words. The course is split into two 'strands'; Humanities and Social Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

The MPhil information on this website is for guidance only and detailed course provision may change.