Nottingham University Business School

12 months
10305 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Masters by Research (MRes) programmes allow students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 credits of transferable skills training.


 The programmes are flexible in nature and allow students to take some additional accredited taught credits, in consultation with their supervisor. Research projects in ecology are offered in a range of animal, plant and microbial topics including: 

  • competition and coexistence in animal communities and the evolution of host-parasite interactions
  • the evolution of insect pollinator systems
  • life history strategies and trade-offs
  • processes in plant communities eg nutrient cycling and herbivory
  • the ecology of the lichen symbiosis and lichen-dominated ecosystems, and lichen population biology 
Facilities include:
  • study and social space 
  • networked computers
  • a bookable seminar room
  • kitchen facilities
  • a programme of social events

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the university website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although most postgraduate courses do not formally close for applications, places are limited and courses may become full.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    10305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10305 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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