Research course

Ecology

Institution
Lancaster University · Lancaster Environment Centre
Qualifications
MSc by research

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Entry requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Industry-based experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements
As part of your application you will also need to provide a viable research proposal. Guidance for writing a research proposal can be found on our writing a research proposal webpage.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme is suitable for those wishing to carry out a short, in depth research project, and not attend taught programmes. The MSc by Research programmes consist of induction courses, an eight-month research project and a period to write it up. The degree is carefully tailored to your interests, and can be particularly suitable for people undertaking research in a work-based context wishing to gain an academic qualification.

Information for international students

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test. We also consider other English language qualifications.

If your score is below our requirements, you may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032