University of Reading

University of Reading

Applied Entomology

* Prepare for employment in the competitive entomology sector * Emphasis is placed on CV development * Relevant extracurricular activities help you to hone the skills and qualities desired by employers * Less than 50% of the contact hours are spent in a lecture room **Biological Sciences at Reading** Learn from enthusiastic and friendly academics with a real passion for their subject. You will be able to draw on their experience, gained from years of teaching and research in both biomedical and evolutionary biology/ecology. We emphasise cross-disciplinary and quantitative approaches to research. Our interests span the broad scope of modern biology, from individual molecules to global biodiversity and sustainability. As a student in our School, you will benefit from access to our outstanding research and teaching facilities. These include the Cole Museum of Zoology and the Herbarium, which contain over 4,000 zoological specimens and around 300,000 plant specimens. Additionally, we have a range of modern, well-equipped laboratories. These include automated DNA sequencers and real-time PCR machines for molecular work; a state-of-the-art imaging suite with confocal and super-resolution microscopes; dedicated microbiology laboratories for the study of bacteria and viruses; excellent computing facilities for computer-intensive work in phylogenetics, bioinformatics, protein structure, evolution and population biology; and controlled environment suites for the study of invertebrates and plants.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Introduction to insect identification * Advanced entomology * Insect population biology * Integrated pest management * Field trips Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 8,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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