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Studying Quaternary Science in Cambridge

Opportunities for study of the Quaternary System in the University are available at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Graduate courses

M.Phil course

Members of the CQ are involved in a one-year Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) course. This course includes a series of lectures in the Michaelmas and Lent terms, and also requires the completion of a report on a research project in the final 3 months. Fully details of admission procedures and funding possibilities are available at: .

General enquiries about graduate study are also available from the Board of Graduate Studies .

PhD research

Opportunities to undertake PhD research in many aspects of Quaternary Science exist in each of the CQ host departments; information on topics, staff and funding opportunities can most easily be found from either departmental homepages, or from the individual research group pages ( link ).