Taught course

Ecology and Environment

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Animal and Plant Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in biology or a closely related quantitative subject.

In addition you should be able to demonstrate evidence of aptitude and enthusiasm for research (eg an undergraduate research project).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Biodiversity is threatened by climate change and other consequences of the growing human population. To solve this and other global challenges we need researchers with an in-depth understanding of how we maintain ecosystems in the face of environmental change.

Our world-class research in this area spans topics including global change ecology, biodiversity science, tropical forest conservation, palaeoecology and palynology, urban ecology, environmental pollution, and agricultural ecology, giving you the opportunity to contribute new knowledge in an area of ecology and environment that interests you most.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
aps.pgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0123