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Research Degrees

MSc by Research

1 year full time, 2 years part time.
A practical course based on a single research project under the training and supervision of one of our Research Leaders. Research is interdisciplinary and ranges from laboratory-based fundamental science to field-based applied agriculture and ecology. An MSc by research will give you hands-on experience of your specialism and can be used in preparation for a PhD.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

3/4 years full time, 5-7 years part time.
The PhD is based on a single research project under the training and supervision of one of our Research Leaders.

NEW: A BBSRC-funded Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) between the Waitrose Partnership, their international food production and supply companies, the University of Warwick, Lancaster University, the University of Reading and Rothamsted Research will deliver 20 four-year PhD studentships between 2017 and 2023. The first PhD students will join the programme in October 2017. More details.


Taught Courses

Taught MSc courses offered through the School of Life Sciences:

MSc Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management 
MSc Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate
MSc Food Security
MSc Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century

Read the student profiles on our course pages to find out what our MSc students are doing now.

Taught MSc enquiries

For further information, please email cropcentre at warwick dot ac dot uk