The connection between how organisms have evolved and how they behave is a fundamental principle of biology. It can show us why organisms are the way they are, and answer deep questions about the diversity of life on earth.
Our world-class research in this area spans topics including animal behaviour, molecular ecology, sexual selection and sexual conflict, speciation, the evolutionary genomics of adaptation, evolutionary developmental, ecological immunity, and bioinformatics and life history evolution, giving you the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge research in an area of evolution and behaviour that interests you most.
- This research-focused course allows you to spend an academic year embedded in one of our research groups, working alongside students and staff who are at the forefront of their research field.
- Throughout your Evolution and Behaviour course at University of Sheffield , you’ll develop your research skills, giving you the opportunity to contribute new knowledge in your chosen area.
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Choose a subject area:
- Animal behaviour
- Animal evolution
- Plant evolution
- Population modelling
- Microbial evolution
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesNatural Sciences Animal Sciences Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 161 other Masters in Bioinformatics & Biostatistics in United Kingdom
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- A 2:1 BSc honours degree, or equivalent, in biology or a closely related quantitative subject. In addition, you should be able to demonstrate evidence of aptitude and enthusiasm for research eg an undergraduate research project.
- Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
- We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.
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International28500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.