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Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
2148 CAD/year
1652 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

At the Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Program (CABE) is an interdisciplinary graduate program focused on animal behaviour and behavioural ecology.

Overview

It is designed to train students in research that integrates cognitive and behavioural studies at the ecological level. Molecular, developmental, and evolutionary aspects of cognition and behaviour are also studied. 

Supervisors include faculty from the Departments of Biology, Ocean Sciences, and Psychology, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Environmental Science Program at Grenfell Campus, as well as adjunct faculty from the Canadian Wildlife Service, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Newfoundland and Labrador Forestry and Wildlife Divisions, and Parks Canada.

The MSc program in Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology involves courses and a thesis and can be completed in two years of full-time study. This master is available at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Research and Teaching

  • The Faculty of Science is focused on exceptional teaching and research to deliver high quality academic programs and make significant contributions to the world in which we live. 
  • We are also committed to providing students with opportunities for hands-on learning by way of innovative research projects - in the classroom, in the lab and in the field. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology
  • Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Earth & Ocean Systems
  • Theoretical Physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition (NL students): MSc: $635-$953/semester

Funding

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Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology
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Memorial University of Newfoundland

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