Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics

Research areas include: Animal behaviour/communication; biodiversity and ecosystem services; coastal and deep-water marine biology; ecological management; economics of water quality and sustainable catchment management; ecosystem ecology, modelling and mathematical biology; freshwater biology/fish biology; invasive species and their impact; molecular ecology, systematics and phylogeography in algae, plants, invertebrates, fish and mammals; sustainable aquaculture of shellfish and algae; urban land use, economics and management; valuing biodiversity, agri-environment schemes and outdoor recreation including use of GIS and spatial econometrics; wildlife ecology, especially of birds and mammals.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; a diploma or equivalent qualification may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to have either obtained their degree in a majority English speaking country or to have achieved a suitable IELTS (score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each individual component) or TOEFL qualification.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

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Telephone number: 
02890 972585