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Polar Studies

Polar Studies

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  • Degree MPhil
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 9 months
The aims of the course are to provide an understanding of key contemporary research problems in a range of disciplines in either the humanities and social sciences or physical sciences relating to the Arctic and Antarctica. Students will undertake original research on a topic selected in consultation with members of staff. The MPhil in Polar Studies consists of two Strands (Social Sciences and Humanities; and Physical Sciences), each composed of two Modules. Lecture and seminar-based teaching takes place in the Michaelmas term. The remaining two terms are devoted to a research-led dissertation.