University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


The majority of the research work is carried out in Malaysia; throughout the project, particular emphasis is placed on the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of results; examples of potential research projects are: a comparative study of photosynthesis and water use efficiency in rice and maize; photosynthetic response to temperature in 2 contrasting landraces of bambara groundnut; genetic identity and other quality assessment of 4 popular bean varieties from East Africa and Central America.

Entry requirements

Candidates applying to join MPhil or other research Master's programmes (eg MRes, MA/MSc (by research)) would normally be expected to hold an Honours degree at 2.2 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 7,960 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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0115 951 5559