Research course

Ecology

Institution
University of Nottingham · Institute of Genetics
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

2:2 degree (or international equivalent) in a related subject; professional experience is considered

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research projects in Ecology are offered in a range of animal, plant and microbial topics including (a) competition and coexistence in animal communities and the evolution of host-parasite interactions, (b) the evolution of insect pollinator systems, (c) life history strategies and trade-offs, (d) processes in plant communities e.g. nutrient cycling and herbivory, and (d) the ecology of the lichen symbiosis and lichen-dominated ecosystems, and lichen population biology.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

The University Graduate School operates two schemes of its own to help support current postgraduate research. The Graduate School Travel Prize and Universitas21 funding. For more information, please see the Graduate School website - www.nottingham.ac.uk/gradschool English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Life Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Elizabeth Wilson
Email
life-sciences-pgr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 823 0311
Fax
+44 (0) 115 823 0313