Research course

Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment

Institution
University of York · Department of Biology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Students with, or expecting to gain, at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, are invited to apply. The interdisciplinary nature of this programme means that we welcome applications from students with backgrounds in any relevant subject that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and experience for the DTP, including environmental, biological, chemical, mathematical, physical and social sciences.

Months of entry

October

Course content

** Please Note: Applications for 2016 entry closed in January. Applications for October 2017 will open in September 2016.**

This prestigious NERC funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) brings together the very best in environmental, ecological and evolutionary research across the Universities of York, Sheffield and Liverpool, together with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH).

Students will benefit from a PhD training programme that has interdisciplinary collaboration at its core. The aim is to produce multi-skilled researchers equipped to tackle cutting edge environmental science of global significance, embedded within a unique, supportive training environment. At York, the NERC Partnership brings together researchers from the Departments of Biology, Environment, Archaeology and Chemistry.

Information for international students

If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
biol-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 328546