Ecology and Conservation

University of Brighton

12 months
15156 GBP/year
6624 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Ecology and Conservation degree offered at University of Brighton advances your academic standing and enables you to conduct an original ecological research project.


Ecology and Conservation degree offered at University of Brighton  prepares you either for a PhD or for industry-based work, as you gain experience with modern research methods and build on your theoretical knowledge of the subject area.Research interests of our department include: 

  • landscape ecology
  • conservation biology
  • human-wildlife conflict
  • behaviour, ecology and conservation.


Graduates from this course are thoroughly equipped to enter a PhD programme in ecological science, as well as careers in industry and the public sector. The MRes provides well-rounded and practical training, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare you for employment.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Research project
  • Issues in Ecology and Conservation
  • Advanced Taxonomy and Survey Skills
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Applications in Geographic Information Systems
  • Water Quality Analysis
  • Microbiology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Remediation
  • Ecology and Conservation in Practice: Work Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.
Upper 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

  • A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15156 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15156 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6624 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6624 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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