The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2019. They should be used as a general guide.
Degree and experience
Normally, a good first degree (upper second class honours) in a relevant scientific discipline (for example, ecology, environmental science, biology, zoology). Students with degrees that do not fall into this category, but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered.
The JACS code for this course is C180, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. Details can be found on the gov.uk website.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.