Imperial College London
Taxonomy and Biodiversity
This course provides students with the methodological and conceptual background in taxonomy and biodiversity, developing quantitative and practical skills, computing, morphological and molecular techniques in: systematics.
An Honours degree (minimum 2.2 for MSc, 2.1 for MRes) or equivalent in a biological or environmental subject (e.g. zoology; botany; microbiology; agriculture and veterinary science); others with suitable experience may also be considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.
Modules include: Biodiversity 1: concepts; biodiversity 2: applied; coevolution and biogeography; field course at Silwood Park Campus; introduction to taxonomic and systematic principles; molecular systematics; ordination (biometric) techniques in taxonomy; palaeontology and stratigraphy; phylogenetic reconstruction, theory and practice; 4 month research project.
Assessment methods include coursework and research project.
Number of bursaries between �500 and �1,000 also available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,200 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,800 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 9,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|South Kensington Campus||Kensington and Chelsea||SW7 2AZ||South East|
020 7594 1538