University of Manchester
This course enables students on this programme to explore how organisms respond and interact with 1 another in their natural and man-made habitats, a wide spectrum of approaches is employed in environmental biological research ranging from molecular biology to population biology and community ecology.
A 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; Lower 2nd Class Honours degree supplemented by appropriate relevant experience may be acceptable; IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.
Modules include: Seasonal and hormonal regulation of animal behaviour; reproductive strategies of plants; animal and microbes and their evolution; pollution and environmental change; plants, pathogens and weed control; soil ecology and mineralization; evolutionary genetics; nutrient dynamics and aquatic pollution; biological conservation and biofilms.
Assessment is by a research project.
A large number of funded PhD places are offered annually via the UK Research Councils; other studentships may be available through charities, internal funds and some industry- sponsored awards.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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