Research course

Ecology and Environmental Management

Institution
University of Worcester · Institute of Science and the Environment
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

All applications are passed to the relevant course leader for consideration. If the application has potential, an interview is scheduled by a panel comprising at least two members of academic staff.

Learn more via the course page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Institute of Science and Environment’s educational and research expertise within Ecology and Environmental Management encompass a range of topics; climate change and the degradation and loss of ecosystem services, grassland management and its botanical enhancement, habitat restoration, creation and maintenance, plant community ecology and vegetation dynamics, ecology and management of wild boar, ex-situ species conservation and management, soil and water analysis and management.

The Programme aims to prepare students:

  • For doctoral level study.
  • To engage in a career in in ecological or environmental management in a research, consultancy or wider sector context.
  • To meet the global need for highly trained individuals who can make informed decisions on future research directions.
  • To think for themselves in the development of a critical approach to the analysis of data and interpretation of published research.


Our MRes in Ecology and Environmental Management programme offers you:

Academic rigour: Gain a deeper understanding of your chosen subject area with a challenging combination of taught modules, research training and supervised research.

Wide variety of research interests: We have a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling you to get the most out of both the taught and research element of your programme.

Excellent supervision: Benefit from a professional and challenging relationship with your supervisory team, drawn from experienced academics working at the forefront of their disciplines.

Resources: Access to the University of Worcester’s virtual resources and its state of the art library facilities. The Institute of Science and the Environment has a number of laboratories and other specialist facilities available to your course. In addition to the large laboratory in the Darwin building, there are five other laboratories. The River Science team at Worcester have an excellent range of resources available to support your learning and your research project, including; field equipment for flow monitoring, water quality assessment, remote sensing & surveying; laboratory equipment for water quality analysis; and computer software for statistical analysis of data, GIS and image analysis.

Fees and funding

Postgraduate Loans of up to £10,000 are now available for UK students.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Research School
Email
research@worc.ac.uk