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The Department has an outstanding international reputation for research and excellent facilities for postgraduate research and taught courses.
This course provides you with broad research training and first-hand experience in conducting high-quality research in ecology, evolution and conservation.
You will be taught by active researchers throughout the department and, as part of your research projects, will have the opportunity to join the research groups of these internationally recognised experts.
We concentrate on using inter-disciplinary approaches and advancements in research tools to address your research project questions. The students can take advantage of the international connections and collaborations we have with other institutions and companies, as well as applying science to practical conservation through working with conservation organisations and research institutes.
The course will equip you with the necessary
Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in a science subject.
The Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London is one of the largest life sciences groups in Europe. The Department has an outstanding international reputation for research and excellent facilities for postgraduate research and taught courses.
We offer a range of Masters courses in ecology, evolution, conservation and the environment based at Silwood Park, our campus in Berkshire near Ascot, and at the Natural History Museum (London). Our courses are taught in partnership with other organisations such as the Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, Zoological Society of London, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Thomson Ecology, CABI and Surrey Wildlife Trust.
Whether you are interested in a career in scientific research, conservation or ecological consultancy, we have the course for you. You will learn new skills, conduct your own cutting-edge research and use your science to tackle real-world challenges. Join a lively, international community devoted to postgraduate research and training.
"A quite extraordinary number of good ideas in ecology have been hatched in the intellectual hotbed of Silwood Park, some at tea, some in the bar, some on the croquet lawn. Its surroundings give it the magic to attract and stimulate academics from around the world to be exceptionally creative." - Stuart Pimm, Doris Duke Professor of Conservation, Duke University.