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Evolutionary biology of spiders and spider silk
Computational molecular evolution
Phylogenomics, protein evolution, evolutionary theory, and adaptation.
Colour polymorphism and speciation in snails
Evolutionary and population genomics of adaptation in plants
Evolution of sparrow-human commensalism
Ladybird colour polymorphism and male killers
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
International students should apply as early as possible.
DisciplinesBiology Microbiology Ecology View 61 other Masters in Ecology in United Kingdom
Undergraduate degree of at least 2:1 or equivalent.
- Applicants currently studying Masters in the UK will be accepted with a minimum average of 60% (Merit) in taught elements, if they have a 2:1 or equivalent at undergraduate level.
- We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
- A research proposal is required. This should be worked on with your proposed supervisor.
- You should have 2 references with at least one of them being an academic reference.
- References from the proposed supervsior will be accepted if the applicant has only studied at Nottingham previously (for example as a UG student)
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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