Research course

Animal Behaviour

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a relevant subject such as biology, ecology, zoology or conservation. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Understand the causes, effects and ultimate explanations for the evolution of animal behaviour. On this course, you’ll learn to apply that understanding to conserve and manage species.

You’ll develop an advanced knowledge and practical experience of research skills in animal behaviour, putting you in a strong position to move on to a PhD or a research career.

Why choose this course?

  • 90% of Biological Sciences research quality was rated as world-leading or internationally-excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  • Situated in the Brighton and Lewes Downs UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and surrounded by the South Downs National Park.
  • Taught by Evolution, Behaviour and Environment faculty in the School of Life Sciences, with interdisciplinary links with the School of Psychology, the Department of Informatics, and Sussex Neuroscience.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
lifesci@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 678057