University of Sheffield
Evolution and Behaviour
The connection between how organisms have evolved and how they behave is a fundamental principle of biology. It can show us why organisms are the way they are, and answer deep questions about the diversity of life on earth. The course is uniquely research-focused and, over 12 months, you'll be embedded in one of our research groups. Our world-class research in this area spans topics including animal behaviour, molecular ecology, sexual selection and sexual conflict, speciation, the evolutionary genomics of adaptation, evolutionary developmental, ecological immunity, and bioinformatics and life history evolution, giving you the opportunity to contribute new knowledge in an area of evolution and behaviour that interests you most. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.
Master of Research - MRes: At least a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in biology or a closely related quantitative subject. In addition you should be able to demonstrate evidence of aptitude and enthusiasm for research (eg an undergraduate research project). English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Assessment methods include (but are not limited to): project reports, literature reviews, critiques, short reports and essays, and oral presentations including a viva.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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