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Evolution and Behaviour MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Evolutionary Biology Behavioural Biology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course description

The connection between how organisms have evolved and how they behave is a fundamental principle of biology. It can show us why organisms are the way they are, and answer deep questions about the diversity of life on earth.

Our world-class research in this area spans topics including animal behaviour, molecular ecology, sexual selection and sexual conflict, speciation, the evolutionary genomics of adaptation, evolutionary developmental, ecological immunity, and bioinformatics and life history evolution, giving you the opportunity to contribute new knowledge in an area of evolution and behaviour that interests you most.

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Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Advanced Trends in Biology - Core
Advanced Biological Analysis - Core
Research and Study Skills in Biology - Core
Tutorials - Core
Literature Review - Core
Research Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£24,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or equivalent, in biology or a closely related quantitative subject. In addition, you should be able to demonstrate evidence of aptitude and enthusiasm for research eg an undergraduate research project. Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.