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  MPhil Environmental Sciences


University of Essex    School of Life Sciences

Full time & Part time October MPhil, Research Only 2 years full time / 4 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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The MPhil in Environmental Sciences is an exciting research programme that covers a wide range of areas, from genomics to ecosystems. With world-class supervision and training opportunities, you'll have the chance to develop novel ideas and engage in interdisciplinary projects. Our research groups tackle important national and international issues using cutting-edge techniques, and have strong links with organizations such as Public Health England and the Environment Agency. Entry requirements include a good honours or Masters degree in a related subject, along with a well-developed research proposal. Our postgraduates go on to diverse careers in scientific research, industry, and environmental agencies.

About the course

Our research covers a wide range of areas, from the genome to communities and ecosystems, allowing the opportunity for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects. We offer supervision in a wide range of environmental science topics including sustainable agriculture, pollution, aerosol science, the impact of nanoparticles on the environment, marine biology, environmental resource management and environmental microbiology.

We offer world-class supervision and training opportunities, and encourage you to engage with other researchers, professionals, practitioners and research users, where possible for example using the generous funding from Proficio to attend conferences and training courses.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a good honours degree or a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.



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