University of Essex

University of Essex

Environmental Governance

Supervision is offered to allow students to undertake a number of research techniques across 2 or more of our university departments with particular emphasis placed on global challenges such as: growing populations; changing consumption patterns; depleted natural resources; and climate change.

Entry requirements

For research study within our School of Biological Sciences, we normally require a good Honours or Master's degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. A well developed research proposal is also essential. If English is not your 1st language, then we will require you to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include thesis.

Sponsorship information

Research councils (this is 1 of the pathways which have ESRC Doctoral Training Centre accreditation) and some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, School of Biological Sciences
Telephone number: 
01206 872719