M.Res. On Campus

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Research

12 months
26200 GBP/year
13200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Research MRes course offered at Imperial College London provides you with broad research training and first-hand experience in conducting high-quality research in ecology, evolution and conservation.


You will be taught by active researchers throughout the department and, as part of your research projects, will have the opportunity to join the research groups of these internationally recognised experts.

We concentrate on using inter-disciplinary approaches and advancements in research tools to address your research project questions. The students can take advantage of the international connections and collaborations we have with other institutions and companies, as well as applying science to practical conservation through working with conservation organisations and research institutes.

Career Opportunities

The Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Research MRes course offered at Imperial College London will equip you with the necessary skills to proceed to a PhD and establish a career in academia, or to pursue a research position with government and non-governmental organisations that are engaged in research to protect biodiversity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Induction
  • Field ecology skills
  • Biological computing in R
  • Statistics in R
  • Spatial Analysis and GIS
  • Genomics and bioinformatics

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most postgraduate courses remain open until they are full, so make sure you apply in good time. UK and non-visa nationals have the same deadline.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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

  • The minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in a science subject.
  • A wide variety of international qualifications are accepted.
  • All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.
  • Online application.
  • Application fee.
  • An ATAS certificate is required for all visa-nationals, with the exception of EEA/Swiss nationals and nationals of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the USA.
  • To apply for an ATAS certificate online, you will need your programme’s Common Aggregation Hierarchy (CAH) code and ‘descriptor’, as well as your university supervisor name. For this course, these are: CAH03-01-03; ecology and environmental biology; Professor Anne Dell.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: Part-time (2) - £6,600 per year
  • International: Part-time (2) - £13,100 per year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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