Masters of Research

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1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: Glasgow Caledonian University
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The MRes, which meets ESRC guidelines, combines broadly-based and subject specific training in research methodologies and transferable research skills. Designed for those seeking to enhance their research knowledge and skills, it is delivered by experienced researchers from across the...

Phyto-pharmaceutical Science MSc

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MSc Full time, Part time

Institution: East London, University of
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Phytopharmaceutical Science, the development of drugs from plants and other natural compounds, is now a significant area of research for the development of new medicines with a sound historical basis. Many drugs listed as conventional medications are derived from plants and were originally...

Philosophy of Science MSc

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MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science
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With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the MSc Philosophy of Science explores both general questions about the nature of science and specific foundational issues related to the individual sciences. This programme...

Ethnobiology MSc by Research

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MSc by Research: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time, Canterbury

Institution: Kent, University of
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Research within this area centres on ethnobiological knowledge systems and other systems of environmental knowledge and is supported by members of the Centre for Biocultural Diversity. We research local responses to deforestation, climate change, natural resource management, medical ethnobotany,...

Conservation Biology MSc

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MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; School of Anthropology and Conservation, Canterbury Campus

Institution: Kent, University of
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The MSc in Conservation Biology provides you with a knowledge base and the practical experience to address issues relating to biodiversity conservation and biodiversity management. Modern conservation science transcends the traditional boundaries of biology, ecology and environmental...

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Ethnobotany MSc

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MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; Canterbury

Institution: Kent, University of
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Ethnobotany is quintessentially interdisciplinary, involving knowledge and use of plants and their ecology in the context of their cultural, social and economic significance. Ethnobotany is the study of the interrelationship between people and plants, historically and cross-culturally, particularly...

Biodiversity and Conservation MSc

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MSc: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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Are you ready to make your impact on biodiversity? The University of Leeds has twice been recognised by the European Union as a “centre of excellence” for biodiversity and conservation training. We believe biodiversity can only be managed and conserved when it can be measured and...

Biodiversity and Conservation with African Field Course MSc

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MSc: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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Are you ready to make your impact on biodiversity? The University of Leeds has twice been recognised by the European Union as a “centre of excellence” for biodiversity and conservation training. We believe biodiversity can only be managed and conserved when it can be measured and...

Environmental Management for Agriculture MSc

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MSc 1 year full-time 2 years part-time

Institution: Hertfordshire, University of
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Agriculture faces many challenges, not least coping with the rising demand for food, biofuel and other products by an increasing population combined with the demands for a more sustainable industry. Food security is key and requires the reconciliation of efficient production of food with reducing...

Bioscience MSc

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MSc: 12 months full-time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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Develop a broad scientific base on which to build your future career You’ll study exciting, contemporary topics in a faculty ranked 6th in the UK for its research impact (REF 2014) and be introduced to the cutting-edge techniques being used to advance scientific discovery. Choose a broad...

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Plant Science and Biotechnology MSc

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MSc: 12 months full-time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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Develop your expertise in molecular plant science and its application Unprecedented progress has been made in the study of plant biology with the development of new tools and technologies. This knowledge contributes to development of sustainable solutions to many major challenges of the 21st...

Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation MSc

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MSc 1 year Full time

Institution: Queen Mary University of London
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With only a small percentage of the planet’s diversity formally described by science, it is more important than ever to train a new generation of taxonomists who will go on to describe, understand and conserve biodiversity. Of critical shortage are skilled scientists in plant and fungal...

Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants MSc PG Dip

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MSc: 1 year full time, 2 years part time PG Dip: 9 months full time

Institution: Edinburgh, The University of
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The understanding of plant diversity and resources has never been more important. As we face the unprecedented challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, effective environmental surveillance and conservation depend upon detailed knowledge of plants and their habitats. This...

Plant Pathology MSc PG Dip PG Cert

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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Typically one year full-time or two to three years part-time

Institution: Harper Adams University
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Subject to validation The course Harper Adams is the UK’s only provider of a postgraduate course in plant pathology. There is currently a shortage of expertise in this important topic, which is a key element in the effort to ensure global food security and mitigating the effects of climate...

Conservation Biology MSc

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Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years

Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
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The world’s habitats are undergoing rapid transformation. The impacts of climate change are causing species extinction at an unprecedented rate. Conservation biology as a discipline looks at the science behind these changes – including the identification of ecosystems at risk, ways of...

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Soils & Sustainability MSc

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MSc: 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Institution: Edinburgh, The University of
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Soil systems are a vital resource. They provide multiple ecosystem services and are an essential component of food production and food security globally. Soils can act as both a net sink and net source of atmospheric carbon dioxide and therefore play a crucial role in climate change regulation,...

Weed Science MSc PG Dip PG Cert

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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Typically one year full-time or two to three years part-time.

Institution: Harper Adams University
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The course Harper Adams is the UK’s only provider of a postgraduate course in weed science. Weeds cause significant losses in crop production despite the continued development of cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls. In addition they reduce crop quality, cause cultivation...

Zoo Conservation Biology MSc

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1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
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Zoos play a crucial role in animal conservation. Whether they’re carrying out important research into animal behaviour, taking part in breeding programmes, educating the public or advising policymakers, they are key players in international conservation. Study our masters in Zoo Conservation...

Ecology and Environmental Sustainability MRes MSc PG Dip

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MRes 12 months full-time, MSc 12 months full-time, PgDip 9 months full-time

Institution: Aberdeen, University of
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The Masters programme aims to provide training for research on the biology, ecology and sustainable management of biological resources, for students intending to carry on to do a PhD, and for those seeking careers in ecological research, conservation and management. Potential doctoral students will...

Primary Science Education with QTS PGCE

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PGCE: 1 year full-time, up to 2 years part-time

Institution: Edge Hill University
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Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. Our PGCE Primary Science Education with QTS programme is a school-based partnership, combining on-campus study with training in placement schools and settings. You will gain a high quality training...

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MSc Biological Recording and Ecological Monitoring

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2-3 years part-time

Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
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Build a host of specialist collection, identification and analytical skills with our part-time masters. You’ll not only help to shape environmental policy – you’ll shape your future career too. Biological recording is vital for biodiversity conservation. In this period of rapid climate...

Geographical Information Systems MSc

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Full time:12 months

Institution: Aberdeen, University of
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The Master of Science in Geographical Information Systems at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland is a 12 Month Taught Postgraduate Programme designed for anyone who wishes to pursue a qualification in the application of geospatial technologies to the geosciences. Part-time study also...

Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate MSc

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MSc Flexible study: Full time 12 months. Part time 24 months.

Institution: Warwick, University of
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The School of Life Sciences has been ranked second in the UK for Agriculture, Food and Veterinary research in the Government’s 2014 research ranking exercise. Overall more than 80% of life sciences research was rated as ‘World Leading or Internationally Excellent’. Escalating...

Agroforestry MSc

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MSc 1 year FT

Institution: Bangor University
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This one year course equips you to deal with the principal forces driving change in farming and forestry, from thinking globally about issues like climate change and carbon trading to dealing with practical issues of how to manage trees on farms at a local level.  This involves taking a human...

Master of Research

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Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2.5 years

Institution: Queen Margaret University
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In this flexible course that can be taken online, you’ll develop professional-standard research skills in the subject of your choice. An MRes can give you a competitive edge in the researcher job market, and is also a valuable stepping stone towards a PhD. If you are thinking about a career in...

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Tropical Forestry MSc

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(MSc by Distance Learning)

Institution: Bangor University
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The Tropical Forestry MSc distance-learning programme has been developed in collaboration with the prestigious University of Copenhagen. The course is part-time and students normally complete the course within three years. It builds on the existing links and strengths of the existing and highly...

Life Sciences MSc by Research

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12 months full-time

Institution: Dundee, University of
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This course offers the opportunity to spend a year carrying out a research project in one of the leading and most productive research Universities for molecular cell biology in Europe. This course allows you to work alongside our world renowned experts from the School of Life Sciences and gain a...

Marine Ecosystems and Governance MRes

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Full time: 12 months, part time: 24 months

Institution: Newcastle University
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This course provides you with an exceptional grounding in marine environmental research. You’ll develop your understanding of key concepts and issues. You’ll also develop the skills and qualities required for a career in academia or industry.

Sustainable Food Systems MSc

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MSc 1 year full-time

Institution: Sustainable Food Systems

Providing nutritious, safe and affordable food for all in a sustainable manner is one of the greatest challenges of our times. Food practitioners need to able to respond to food safety and security concerns, shifting attitudes towards food and farming, changing diets and demographics, as well as...

New Zealand and Australian universities offer courses in a huge range of subjects at Postgraduate level

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Institution: Study Options: Study in Australia and New Zealand
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The range of subjects available to study at Australian and New Zealand universities is huge. Almost any subject you can study at university in the UK will be offered by at least one university in Australia or New Zealand, and you’ll also have the option of studying subjects that are not widely...

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