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About Environment at Brunel University London

Research students in the Institute for the Environment can work towards an MPhil or PhD research degree, this involves an in-depth study of a specific subject area that extends the boundaries of current knowledge. On completion of your research programme you will submit a thesis which is a substantial written report of the research you have carried out. Submission of a thesis occurs after about one to two years for an MPhil degree and after about three years for a PhD degree.Entry RequirementsTo embark on a research degree you normally need a good first degree in a subject relevant to your proposed research. However, we welcome applications from those with significant practical experience. You do not a need Masters degree but advanced training in a relevant area may speed up your progressChoosing your topicChoosing a research topic is usually an interactive process between you and us. You will probably have some idea of the general area that you would like to investigate. On the Research pages you can find out about the research areas where we have particular interests, expertise and experience. We try and match you with a supervisor(s) that most closely matches your interests.SupervisionAll research students have a principal supervisor and an additional (second) supervisor. Typically you will have most contact with your principal supervisor with regular meetings on a one-to-one basis. You and your supervisor(s) discuss current research activities and plans for the future direction of your work. In addition to close working contact with your supervisor(s) you will receive formal training in research methods and participate in our research seminar programme with other research students and academic staff.

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  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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  • The awardMPhilHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
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