About this Degree at the University of Toronto
The disciplines of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology involve complementary perspectives on biological systems. Individual and collaborative research within the department covers the range of both disciplines and often involves study and synthesis across multiple levels of organization. Professors’ research interests include anatomy/physiology, behaviour, behaviour genetics, bioinformatics, community/population/ecosystem/landscape/evolutionary ecology, conservation biology, developmental biology, genetics/genomics, microbiology, molecular evolution, plant biology, taxonomy/systematics, and theoretical biology.
Professors who supervise graduate students are located on all three campuses of the University (St. George, Mississauga, Scarborough) as well as the Royal Ontario Museum.
Coursework. Students must successfully complete 0.5 graduate full-course equivalent (FCE) chosen from courses offered by the EEB department or, with the permission of the supervisor(s) and supervisory committee, offered by other U of T departments. Students should consult supervisory faculty about the most appropriate courses.
Students must complete a thesis under the direction of the student's supervisor, assisted by an advisory committee, and defended at an oral examination.
- 16 months
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0.5 graduate full-course equivalent (FCE)
DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Ecology View 9 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in Canada
Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology's additional admission requirements stated below.
An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university, with an average grade equivalent to a University of Toronto B+ or better in the last year of the bachelor's degree and a minimum B average in the previous year.
Applicants will not be admitted until they have secured an agreement with a graduate faculty member to sponsor and supervise the student's research.
International27520 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 16 months.
National6210 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 16 months.
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