MRes in Tropical Forest Ecology
This unique tropical forest ecology course will enable students to gain a thorough understanding of a range of theoretical and practical aspects of tropical forest ecology, from basic taxonomy to hydrology, biogeochemistry, meteorology and community ecology. The course incorporates substantial field training in a tropical research station, ensuring students are equally well prepared for a career in research or to pursue a PhD in a related field.
This MRes in Tropical Forest Ecology is offered as a 12-month full-time programme, or a two-year part time option. The objective of the course is to enable students to gain substantial field-oriented research skills in a tropical forest environment. Students are initially taught over three months in the lecture theatre, this is followed by a three-week field skills course in Malaysia, before they progress on to the 30-week research project on some aspect of tropical forest ecology.
The course will provide students with high-level research training in the latest developments in tropical forest ecology, focussing on the interactions between physical and biological processes in these complex ecosystems.
Imperial College London
Full Time, Part Time
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