University of Bath

University of Bath

Evolutionary Biology

This programme provides a mix of taught components, extended laboratory projects, literature reviews and preparation of a grant proposal based on a research dissertation. It gives students an insight into number of modern research activities and techniques, and provides generic, transferable skills training needed for all early stage researchers. The programme also addresses the scientific, ethical and commercial context within which the research takes place. The course allows the student to study practical evolutionary problems with model organisms, such as the fruit fly, as well as theoretical explorations of evolution using modelling and bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

1st degree (UK 1st or 2.1 or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the 4 components).

Course modules

Modules include: evolution in deep time; sexual conflict; bioinformatics; microbial evolution (from the laboratory to nature); the evolution of genetic systems; molecular evolution and phylogenetics.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies Warminster BA12 8PY South West

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