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.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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