University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Evolution and Behaviour

This course develops students� research skills and their understanding of evolution and behaviour. Students work in a research community focused on doing novel and relevant research. Students get advanced training in research methods, generic skills and subject-specific techniques. They also develop a range of problem-solving, technical and communication skills. Teaching includes: seminars, workshops and research.

Entry requirements

A 1st or a 2.1 in a biology-related subject. Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced trends in biology; advanced biological analysis; research and study skills in biology; tutorials; literature review; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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0114 222 4376