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ResM Environmental Sciences

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Full time | Plymouth University | 18 months | 01-JAN-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

18 months

Start date

01-JAN-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Environmental Studies Environmental Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

ResM Environmental Sciences

Prime yourself for further study at PhD level; this 18 month research intensive course allows you to strengthen your knowledge and build an area of your own expertise. Benefit from the support of our expert academic and technical staff, unique location and ISO accredited labs to assist you in the undertaking of your research project. You may have an area of interest that you’d like to build on further from your dissertation, or be passionate about an emerging area of environmental science.

A research masters degree incorporates both taught elements and an extended research project which culminates in the submission of a thesis. This programme is governed by research degree regulations and you engage fully in professional and research skills development.

Programme overview

The ResM Environmental Science programme will provide you with the opportunity to conduct research alongside staff at the forefront of the environmental science subject discipline. Research project opportunities, in the following contemporary areas, include combinations of laboratory and field work with access to high specification analytical facilities and excellent field sites:

  • sources fate and impact of chemicals in the environment
  • mine site restoration
  • air quality and human health
  • peatland habitat restoration
  • marine pollution from plastics
  • application of social and economic techniques to nature conservation
  • public engagement and communication of environmental issues.

Working with a supervisor the programme offers you the flexibility to shape your research in an area of particular interest to you, alongside the opportunity to gain research skills from our taught modules.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,765

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,170

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have completed a masters level qualification to a high standard (e.g. at 'merit' or 'distinction' level) as well as either a good 2:1 or first class honours undergraduate degree in an area of study appropriate to your project proposal. We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications (for instance, you may have studied different subjects at undergraduate and masters level but have worked in and/or developed an interest in your sector since then).

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more