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Environmental Biology (4 years) MSci (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This integrated masters course advances your skills in environmental biology research. You'll study how to write research proposals and how to communicate your research to a wider audience. You'll develop your project management skills and your grasp of analytical techniques. All of these are essential if you decide you'd like a research career. Our course uncovers the human impacts on our natural environment. You will study environmental threats and management. The biggest threats to biodiversity are climate change, habitat loss, invasive species. You'll study the effect of these threats, and learn ways to manage and reduce them. On our accredited course, you'll get high standards of practical, field and theoretical activities. You'll gain experience in surveying techniques that are used when working as an ecologist. Day trips, field work and visits to local sites will include activities such as: - bat surveys - phase one habitat surveys - sustainable homes - renewable energy - winter tree ID You can also choose from field courses in Malaysia and Sweden. In Malaysia, you'll see the impact of tourism on Tioman Island. You'll do practical work in mangroves, visit a palm oil plantation, and see deforestation of tropical forest. Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here: - Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three - Study abroad - options include our Malaysia campus, Australia, Canada, or Europe

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

including biology and two additional A level or equivalent. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

    20th out of 71

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    133 67%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    39th

    3

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