Research course

Animal Behaviour

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • any biological or behavioural science discipline, including anthropology, psychology and linguistics
  • or an MBBS/BDS degree.

This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.

Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MRes in Animal Behaviour has possible applications in:

  • conservation
  • animal welfare
  • biomedical science
  • agriculture.

The Centre for Behaviour and Evolution at Newcastle University brings together experts in:

  • behavioural ecology
  • comparative cognition
  • neuroethology
  • animal welfare.

Find out more about The Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

International students wishing to discuss these opportunities may contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Email: biomed-international-pg@ncl.ac.uk

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
mres-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5379