Organisms and Environment courses

If you have a strong interest in biology, and a passion for creating and refining our knowledge about the living world, working on novel solutions to biological problems and developing your scientific creativity, one of our masters courses in Organisms and Environment may be for you.


Open days

An open day gives you the best opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and staff about our courses.

You may also be able to pre-book a department visit as part of a campus tour.Open days and campus tours

Biodiversity and Conservation MSc

Develop fundamental knowledge about major conservation issues and their human and environmental drivers, including urbanisation, tropical logging, marine plastics, and the balance between sustainable food production and biodiversity with our MSc Biodiversity and Conservation course.

Evolution and Behaviour MRes

Work alongside students and staff who are at the forefront of research into how organisms have evolved and how they behave with our MRes Evolution and Behaviour course. Your masters includes funding for your research project which can cover field or laboratory costs in the UK or abroad.

Sam Fenton look for wildlife in rockpools

The highlight for me was the two months I spent in Tjärnö, Sweden

Sam Fenton Work placement: Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure, Tjärnö, Sweden

Sam spent two months in Sweden as part of his MRes Evolution and Behaviour degree, completing field work investigating local adaptation in snails. In the future, Sam plans to complete a PhD to continue his study of evolution - a route he hadn't explored before he began this course.

Four students laughing while sat at a bench, outside the Students' Union

International scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students, including undergraduate and postgraduate taught scholarships towards the annual tuition fee. Applications are open for existing offer holders.