Research course

Forestry

Institution
Bangor University · School of the Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Research covers the environmental, economic and social factors underpinning sustainability in forest systems, studying processes ranging from individual ecological interactions to those acting at a landscape level.

Research Areas

Forest Ecology and Management with specialisations in:

  • Ecophysiology of the impact and tolerance of heavy metals
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Mycorrhizas in forest ecosystems
  • Impact of CO2
  • Forest Genetics and tree breeding
  • Forest inventory
  • Conservation and restoration of forest eco-systems
  • Forest bioenergy

Research Opportunities

Please read the guidance notes and select your topic from the directory of PhD research opportunities. Topics are listed by academic School and are based on the research interests of academic staff.

Study Overseas

We offer 'split' PhD/MPhil programmes for international students with part of the study taking place in the student's own country or a third country. Many of our British and other European students also carry out fieldwork overseas for their research.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent. Based on the University submission of 14 Units of Assessment, 77% of the research was rated in the top two tiers of research quality, ahead of the average for all UK universities.

Information for international students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Fees and funding

UK Research Councils (UK students only); Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.

Please read our Fees & Finances pages for the most up to date information. You can also find out more about Postgraduate Funding & Scholarships on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 383717