Taught course


University of Brighton · School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally, a good first degree (upper second class honours) in a relevant scientific discipline (for example, ecology, environmental science, biology, zoology). Students with degrees that do not fall into this category, but have significant relevant experience, will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Drawing on the expertise of our biogeography and ecology research group, this MRes programme advances your academic standing and enables you to conduct an original ecological research project.

It prepares you either for a PhD or for industry-based work, as you gain experience with a host of modern research methods and build on your theoretical knowledge of the subject area.

The research interests of our department include:

  • wetland ecology and management
  • GIS and landscape ecology
  • conservation biology
  • molecular ecology
  • human-wildlife conflict
  • mammal behaviour, ecology and conservation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

School Office
01273 642090