MRes (Master of Research) in Environmental Science


The MRes in Environmental Science is a full-time programme running over 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme. The programme consists of:

  1. A major research thesis 
  2. Taught modules on generic and transferable skills, with an emphasis on scientific writing, oral presentations, and general research skills.

Part-time study for this programme is not available.

Students undertake a total workload equivalent to 90 credits over the 12 month programme, the principal element of which is the completion of a major research thesis of approximately 10,000 words. In parallel, students must take and pass taught modules to the value of 20 credits.

See also Procedures for Submission and Examination of Research Masters Degrees.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements