Taught course

Environment, Energy and Resilience

University of Exeter · Geography

Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit, although we usually require a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Engages the latest critical thinking on risk management, critical infrastructure, public regulation, policy studies and the environmental sciences. Designed to develop your understanding of environmental challenges, energy resource use and security, and the resilience and adaptability of human systems.

The core training in interdisciplinary social scientific philosophy, epistemology, methodology and analysis is set within a contemporary context, allowing students to apply the wider concepts and skills introduced in the broader social scientific setting to specific topics of enquiry in environment and energy.

The MRes Environment, Energy and Resilience forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South West Doctoral Training Centre - a hub of world-class social science research. The MRes also forms the first year of a collaborative 1+3 (MRes + MPhil/PhD) pathway, which includes further collaborative elements with all three institutions.

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community.

Visit our website for details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit our website for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Life and Environmental Sciences
+44 (0) 1326 371801