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Conservation Ecology and Zoonosis PhD

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

As a PhD student in these disciplines, you will benefit from membership of the university's Ecology, Conservation and Zoonosis Research and Enterprise Group.

The group has a wide range of staff with expertise in topics that range from assessing the impacts of human actions such as pollution and waste on physiology and behaviour of animals, the consequences of land and species management on wildlife populations and investigating interactions between humans and wildlife in relation to human and animal health and wellbeing.

Our PhD graduates have gone on to work in many areas of education, ecology, conservation and environment. For example, some of our previous PhD students now work as university academics, postdocs in research institutes, ecological consultants and in conservation organisations.

As a Conservation Ecology and Zoonosis PhD student at the University of Brighton you will benefit from: a supervisory team comprising 2-3 members of academic staff. Depending on your research specialism you may also have an additional external supervisor from another School, research institution, or industry; desk space and access to a desktop PC, either in one of the postgraduate offices on the sixth floor of the award-winning Cockcroft Building; access to a range of electronic resources via the university’s Online Library, as well as to the physical book and journal collections housed within the Aldrich Library and other campus libraries; access to state-of-the-art research facilities on the Moulsecoomb site, including electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, computer simulations and electrochemistry, all of which are available to research students; support from postdoctoral researchers, visiting fellows and technical staff with dedicated genetics and ecology labs and a greenhouse; access to facilities, expertise and skills across the applied ecology and environmental areas from the School of Environment and Technology.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,126per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    101 45%

    80th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    66th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    91st

    67

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