University of Worcester

University of Worcester

River Science

This course aims to provide a synthesis of scientific knowledge on river geomorphology, hydrology and ecology and focuses on the application of scientifically sound and environmentally-sensitive river management. It also seeks to provide the theoretical underpinning and field and/or laboratory training necessary to undertake a river science research project at Master's level.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent award in geography, environmental science, ecology, biology, a science subject or another relevant degree (with a strong performance in their final year undergraduate research project / dissertation / independent study), or have appropriate research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement. For example, experience in a research environment such as private research and development, or public research laboratories. International applicants will also be required to demonstrate that they have the appropriate level of written and spoken English (normally IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6 in written English). Entry qualifications for international students are guided by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre's (NARIC) advice on international qualifications.

Course modules

Processes and skills, management and methods; research methods in river science; research thesis preparation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 4 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 4 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 4 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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