About This Course
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.
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
PhD: 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time
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.
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.
A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.