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Population & Ecosystems Health PhD

Population & Ecosystems Health PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Ecology Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Population and ecosystem health is by its nature interdisciplinary. It requires a tight weave of ideas from ecology, epidemiology, and genetics applied across a variety of domains including terrestrial and aquatic ecology, veterinary epidemiology and evolutionary biology.


Our expertise in population and ecosystems health lies within our Boyd Orr Centre, and concentrates on:

  • population genetics and epidemiology
  • epidemiology and population ecology
  • population ecology and conservation

Individual research projects are tailored around the expertise of principal investigators.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 4 years | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more