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Ecology and Environmental Biology PgDip/MRes

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Master of Research (MRes) programme in Ecology and Environmental Biology provides research training for students wishing to enter a PhD programme or seeking a career in ecological science.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit award during this course.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • This unique programme draws on the research interests of a large number of university staff in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine. It allows you the chance to obtain experience in a wide range of modern research techniques.
  • On-campus facilities are complemented by excellent research and teaching facilities available at the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE) and Cochno Farm and Research Centre.
  • Tailor the MRes Ecology and Environmental Biology programme to your own specific requirements and interests from the courses and projects offered.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will be provided with excellent training for applying for a PhD programme or entering work in ecological consultancy, governmental agencies or conservation sectors.

The MRes also serves as a valuable introduction to UK research for overseas students.

There are considerable opportunities to undertake research work in the UK and overseas.

MRes projects in the past have involved field-work in some of Scotland’s most important natural environments including:

  • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park,
  • The Outer Hebrides and Skye
  • Overseas in the Falkland Islands
  • Peru
  • Trinidad
  • Tobago
  • Egypt
  • Svalbard (Norway).

Application deadline

31 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,950per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 100 11

    7th out of 76 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    204 92%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    64th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    22nd

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    199 97%

    2nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    17th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    31st

    1

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