The Environmental Science (by Research) programme from Lancaster University is suitable for those wishing to carry out a short, in depth research project, and not attend taught programmes. The MSc by research programmes consist of induction courses, an eight month research project and a period to write it up.
The degree is carefully tailored to your interests, and can be particularly suitable for people undertaking research in a work based context wishing to gain an academic qualification.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
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Part Time (per year):UK/EU:£2026;Overseas:£8,335
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