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Population and Conservation Biology

Texas State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15440 USD/year
15440 USD/year
7880 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

In addition to receiving training in theoretical, experimental and practical aspects of population and conservation science, the Population and Conservation Biology program at Texas State University introduces students to contemporary issues in the field through population biology seminars.

Overview

The Population and Conservation Biology program at Texas State University represents an interdisciplinary course of study that combines principles of population biology with strong training in measurement and analysis of biological systems augmented with the student’s choice of study in particular specialties. The Master of Science (M.S.) major in Population and Conservation Biology requires a minimum 30 semester hours and research leading to a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Community and Ecosystem Ecology
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Principles of Population Biology
  • Population Genetics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
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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

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree in biology or related field from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
    • resume/CV
    • statement of purpose
    • three letters of recommendation addressing the substance and quality of the student’s preparation for graduate study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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