Postgraduate Courses at Bangor University

Postgraduate courses

Agroforestry (PhD/MPhil)

Research on the interaction of people, agriculture and trees at a range of scales from ecophysiological interactions among system components through to landscape level effects, across both temperate and tropical environments, with a focus on multipurpose tree species and farm trees.

Research Areas

Agroforestry with specialisms in:

  • Role of trees in the agricultural landscape
  • Formal representation of local ecological knowledge
  • Tree-crop-soil interactions
  • Autecology and domestication of indigenous tree species

Research Opportunities

Please read the guidance notes and select your topic from the directory of PhD research opportunities. Topics are listed by academic School and are based on the research interests of academic staff.

Study Overseas

We offer 'split' PhD/MPhil programmes for international students with part of the study taking place in the student's own country or a third country.  Many of our British and other European students also carry out fieldwork overseas for their research.

Funding

UK Research Councils (UK students only); Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.

Contact

Chris Parry

Telephone

01248 382314

Qualification

PhD/MPhil

Duration

PhD: 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time

Entry

A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

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