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Ecology and Conservation MRes

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

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.

Course structure

The Ecology and Conservation MRes is typically completed as a full-time, one-year degree.

The research project is central to the course and allows you to work at the forefront of the discipline as you advance your knowledge of research methods and ecological principles. You design your own project under the supervision of one or more members of the ecosystems and environmental management research group.

A taught module completes the core elements of the course, plus you'll choose option modules in topics that support your interests and career aspirations.

Careers

Graduates from this course are thoroughly equipped to enter a PhD programme in ecological science, as well as careers in industry and the public sector. The MRes provides well-rounded and practical training, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare you for employment.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,300per 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

    112th

  • 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

    87th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    106 47%

    86th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    90th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    24th

    52

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