Research course

Global Environmental Challenges

University of Bristol · Faculty of Science
MSc by research

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a topic aligned to the research project against which you are applying.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Months of entry


Course content

Forge your career and address the key global environmental challenges of our time with the Cabot Institute Masters by Research.

You don't need an environmental degree to make a lasting impact on the world. Our researchers include earth scientists, engineers, historians, chemists, geographers, psychologists, literary experts, biologists, vets, mathematicians, social scientists and international development experts. These different specialists are united by a single mission - protecting the environment and finding ways to live better on our changing planet. Collaborative approaches are urgently needed to tackle the big environmental challenges of today.

We are seeking excellent candidates for this interdisciplinary master's in Global Environmental Challenges. You will have the opportunity to focus on a 12-month research project that inspires and develops your specialism, while engaging in a training programme designed to enhance your career prospects. You will develop your skills in interdisciplinarity, collaboration, innovation, communication, and enterprise and entrepreneurship in relation to solving global environmental challenges.

Completing the programme will enhance your expertise in your chosen field or topic, with high-quality results and a wide range of transferable skills.

To find out more, including student testimonials, explore the Cabot Institute website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Joanne Norris
+44 (0) 117 428 2487