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Course summary

Drawing on the expertise of our ecosystems and environmental management research group, this MRes programme advances your academic standing and enables you to conduct an original ecological research project. It prepares you either for a PhD or for industry-based work, as you gain experience with modern research methods and build on your theoretical knowledge of the subject area. Research interests of our department include: landscape ecology conservation biology human-wildlife conflict behaviour, ecology and conservation. Find out more about the work of our ecosystems and environmental management group.

Modules

Core modules Research project Issues in Ecology and Conservation. Options Advanced Taxonomy and Survey Skills Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Applications in Geographic Information Systems Water Quality Analysis Microbiology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Remediation Ecology and Conservation in Practice: Work Placement Environmental Impact Assessment Case Studies in Environmental Assessment and Management.


Entry requirements

Degree and experience A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications. ATAS requirements The JACS code for this course is C180, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. Details can be found on the gov.uk website. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7704 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7704 Whole course
Scotland £7704 Whole course
Wales £7704 Whole course
International £15300 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Ecology and Conservation at University of Brighton - UCAS