University of Glasgow

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

After each project, students write a scientific report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,133 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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