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25300 GBP/year
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About

Forge your career and address the key global environmental challenges of our time with the Cabot Institute Masters by Research. The Global Environmental Challenges programme is offered at the University of Bristol.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You don't need an environmental degree to make a lasting impact on the world. Our researchers include earth scientists, engineers, historians, chemists, geographers, psychologists, literary experts, biologists, vets, mathematicians, social scientists and international development experts. These different specialists are united by a single mission – protecting the environment and finding ways to live better on our changing planet. Collaborative approaches are urgently needed to tackle the big environmental challenges of today.

We are seeking excellent candidates for this interdisciplinary Master's in Global Environmental Challenges . You will have the opportunity to focus on a 12-month research project that inspires and develops your specialism, while engaging in a training programme designed to enhance your career prospects. You will develop your skills in interdisciplinarity, collaboration, innovation, communication, and enterprise and entrepreneurship in relation to solving global environmental challenges.

Completing the Global Environmental Challenges programme at the University of Bristol  will deepen your expertise in your chosen field or topic, with high-quality results and a wide range of transferable skills.

Careers

This Global Environmental Challenges programme at the University of Bristol is the ideal springboard, whatever your future aspirations. The challenge-led, independent research focus of the master's will provide you with a clear pathway for PhD study, equipping you with skills required to excel in further research. For those seeking employment, you’ll be ready to make an impact in the sustainability and environment sector and propel your career outside academia.

The links with affiliates of the Cabot Institute means you will be well placed to build connections with an exciting range of real-world stakeholders. Students that the institute has worked with in the past have gone on to a variety of exceptional career paths, including NGOs, local and national government organisations, academia, research communication and start-up businesses.

Programme Structure

Research groups:

  • During the first month, you will learn about interdisciplinary approaches and how they could improve your research and career, become acquainted with the research community of your home school, and form strong links with your course peers. 
  • You will also gain automatic access to the Bristol Doctoral College, which grows, develops and supports our thriving community of postgraduate researchers across all research degree programmes at the University. This includes access to a choice of optional unaccredited training modules over the year to develop your research and transferable skills.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Not fixed. However in order to fully benefit from our interdisciplinary induction training, we strongly encourage students to start in either September or January.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a topic aligned to the research project against which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK: part-time (two years)

  • £3,950 per year

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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