University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Animal Behaviour

The course includes study of adaptive decision-making in animals in a range of contexts including: trade-offs between social and sexual behaviour, learning and other components of life history, such as immune function and disease resistance; associative and higher order learning in invertebrates; effects of genetic differences in social behaviour on population dynamics in nematodes; the evolution of insect pollinator systems.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree (or international equivalent) in a biological-related subject; professional experience may also be considered if applicants have a suitable level of relevant experiential learning. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Dissertation; plus 40 credits in modules relevant to the study area.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

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