University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

Summary

Develop your understanding of the natural world by conducting a research project in a topic you are passionate about within ecology, evolution or behaviour with the support of world-leading researchers.

The ecology, evolution and behaviour of organisms are key elements of the natural world we see around us. Improving our knowledge of these topics is important in mitigating the impacts of environmental change, improving food and water security, increasing animal welfare and explaining the diversity of life we see across the globe.

This research master?s gives you the opportunity to develop your understanding of the natural world by undertaking an independent research project in a topic within ecology, evolution or behaviour. You will undertake this research project with the support of a dedicated research-active supervisor who is an expert in the field.

Career options

This course provides students with preparation for a wide range of future careers. These include careers in further research (e.g. PhDs), conservation projects and organisations, animal welfare groups and environmental charities. It also provides students with research skills that will valuable in a range careers in the public and private sectors.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £5,995 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,978 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £5,995 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should have 2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants with a 2.2 degree will also be considered if they have higher marks in relevant modules, e.g. final year research project, final year modules in ecology/evolution/behaviour topics. Other relevant professional experience will also be considered. You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants should have 2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants with a 2.2 degree will also be considered if they have higher marks in relevant modules, e.g. final year research project, final year modules in ecology/evolution/behaviour topics. Other relevant professional experience will also be considered. You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. English Language Qualifications approved as Secure English Language Tests (SELTS) for immigration purposes: IELTS Academic 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any band. Pearson Test of English: 67 overall with no less than 61 in any band.
  • IELTS score: 7