Taught course

Aquatic Environments

University of Brighton · School of Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Degree and experience
A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Aquatic Environments MRes provides an opportunity to contribute to exciting and impactful research in aquatic environmental sciences, as you build your theoretical and practical research knowledge and skills.

Through interdisciplinary collaboration within geosciences, ecology, geography and engineering you can explore areas of aquatic science that focus on issues including environmental pollution, climate change, public health and water quality.
You’ll join a team of Brighton researchers who advise and collaborate with regional, national and international organisations, providing scientific evidence and people-focused solutions to help protect the environment.
You’ll work on a dedicated research project, making full use of our specialist facilities, under the supervision of an academic member of staff who specialises in your area of research. You’ll be linked to our research Centre of Aquatic Environments, and the Centre for Earth Observation Science.

Information for international students

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.
International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
Scholarships, bursaries and loans
We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students. Bursaries and loans may also be available to you.
Find out more about postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
01273 642090