Research course

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Institution
University of Nottingham · Institute of Genetics
Qualifications
MResPhD

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Entry requirements

PhD

  • British Honours degree at least 2:1 or equivalent.
  • Applicants currently studying Masters in the UK will be accepted with a minimum average of 60% (Merit) in taught elements, if they have a 2:1 or equivalent at undergraduate level.

MRes

  • British Honours degree of at least 2:2 or equivalent.
  • Where an applicant has below a 2.2 but detailed significant work experience, the School will take the application for consideration.

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

Your research degree is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, and allows you to choose your own area of interest to research, under the title of your choosing.

Our Ecology and Evolutionary Biology grouping is made up of the following available PhD and MRes courses:

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Conservation Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Ecology

Our supervisors in the school are at the forefront of research in their fields. Utilising industry standard facilities, along with cutting edge equipment, and the guidance of our supervisors, you will advance the area of life sciences that interests you.

Your degree and research area is bespoke to you, however, our supervisors can provide projects in many areas of ecology and evolutionary biology, ranging from fish evolution and parasitology, snail genetics and evolution, the adaptation of spider silk for new materials, animal mimicry, and any topic that helps us understand the diversity of life and how it evolved.

You can find our about our specific research in the course content section.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Phone
+44 (0) 115 951 5151