MRes aims and objectives

After completing the MRes course in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation students will have:

  • a rigorous training in quantitative methods used in evolutionary, ecological, environmental, and conservation science.
  • a broad introduction to the range of research concerned with biodiversity, from its past evolutionary roots to its future preservation.
  • research experience in pure and applied science in the diverse settings of a world-leading multidisciplinary university and two globally-renowned research organizations
  • transferable skills in quantitative data handling, oral and poster presentation, essay writing, reasoned argument, and critical thinking