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About

The Research Entomology degree offered at the University of Reading is one of the only research master’s programmes in entomology in the UK, this course prepares graduates from appropriate disciplines (biological, agricultural, or environmental sciences) for employment in a variety of careers in insect ecology. The Research Entomology degree is offered by the University of Reading

Overview

At the University of Reading studying the Research Entomology is aimed at students who are interested in insects and want a career in research or another aspect of entomology. The Research Entomology degree is offered by the University of Reading

Education

Through theoretical and practical experience, you’ll learn how applied entomology is carried out both in the UK and overseas and gain an appreciation for the range of insect-related issues in the UK and abroad.

You will also learn essential principles of research design in applied entomology, gain competence in a range of research methods for data collection, and gain detailed expertise in a subset relevant to your own research interests.

You’ll develop expertise in data management and analysis, as well as the issues affecting data interpretation, and an understanding of the legal and ethical issues in the conduct and dissemination of a research programme.

You’ll learn the written and oral skills required for communicating research output, and gain an awareness of the issues facing those pursuing a career in entomological research.

You’ll also gain transferable skills, such as using computers for statistics and data analysis, and the ability to collect field data on a variety of taxonomic groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Entomology
  • Advanced Entomology
  • Field trips
  • Entomology project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
    • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
    • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
    • Statement of purpose.
    • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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