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Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century MRes

Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Evolutionary Biology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MRes Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century brings together academics from 9 different Schools and Departments across the University of Southampton. It is a unique multidisciplinary programme that demonstrates the importance of Evolution across all areas of life in the 21st Century. From Palaeontology and global change, to engineering and the emergence of disease, modelling evolutionary theory to the Philosophy of Science, students can bring their skills and work with academics from Biological Sciences, Archaeology, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Geography, Maths, Medicine, Philosophy, and, Ocean and Earth Sciences to better understand evolutionary processes.

Introducing your course

This is the course page for MRes Evolution: from the Galapagos to the 21st Century at the University of Southampton. Find out everything about MRes Evolution and what studying here involves.

In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of MRes Evolution: from the Galapagos to the 21st Century.

The Master of Research in Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century is a programme that has been designed to allow students, from a range of backgrounds, to explore evolution in a vibrant interdisciplinary setting.

The programme links foundational topics in evolutionary biology with new methods, current global challenges and cutting-edge research topics including:

Evolutionary Medicine incl:
Epigenetics/cancer/disease
Sustainable Environment
EvoDevo
Bioengineering
Computational Evolution
Socioeconomic Systems
Philosophy of Science.

Career:

A range of career opportunities are open to you having completed your MRES:

Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, agricultural industry- depending on specialisation
Postgraduate research training
Scientific officer in research laboratories
Teaching

The University has a Careers and Employability Service that offers a range of support.

Different course options

Full time | Avenue Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

MRes Extended Evolutionary Biology Research Project - Core
Topics in Evolution: From the Galapagos to the 21st Century - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,550

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£25,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

2:1 in first degree (unless exceptional circumstances provided for 2:2) Submission of CV and application letter.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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