University of Glasgow
Ecology and Environmental Biology
This Master's programme is mainly intended to provide training for students who hope to enter a PhD programme in the areas of ecology and environmental biology, and who wish training in transferable skills and in ecological and environmental disciplines.
A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Professional experience may be taken into account. In the application, applicants should submit a statement (up to 200 words) outlining why they want to study this programme in particular and what they hope to get out of it.
Core courses: Key research skills; research project. Optional courses: Programming in r (prerequisite for all modelling and epidemiology); infectious disease ecology and the dynamics of emerging disease; single-species models; conservation genetics and phylodynamics; freshwater sampling techniques; invertebrate identification; molecular analyses for dna barcoding and biodiversity measurement; phyloinformatics; vertebrate identification; projects/dissertations.
After each project, students write a scientific report.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,133 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (EU fees)||9 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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