About This Course
Research covers the environmental, economic and social factors underpinning sustainability in forest systems, studying processes ranging from individual ecological interactions to those acting at a landscape level.
Forest Ecology and Management with specialisations in:
- Ecophysiology of the impact and tolerance of heavy metals
- Plant Nutrition
- Mycorrhizas in forest ecosystems
- Impact of CO2
- Forest Genetics and tree breeding
- Forest inventory
- Conservation and restoration of forest eco-systems
- Forest bioenergy
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.