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University of Salford

Ecosystems and Environment

Research areas include: Biodiversity; disease ecology; ecosystems (natural and urban); landscape dynamics among others.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree. A Masters degree is preferred but not essential. However, applicants without a Masters degree should provide evidence of previous research methods training. Overall IELTS score of at least 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any one element. You should have a first degree that provides a foundation relevant to your field in the natural principles of mechanics and scientific practice. This could include degrees in Biology, Geography or Environmental Science degree and a range of other degree subjects that develop our inter- and multi-disciplinary research. Evidence of ability to study and critically appraise literature independently is essential and candidates with a Masters qualification are preferred.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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