Description

  • This unique programme draws on the research interests of a large number of university staff in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine. It allows you the chance to obtain experience in a wide range of modern research techniques.
  • Glasgow offers considerable expertise in this area of biology, especially in:
    • ornithology
    • fish biology
    • aquatic ecosystems
    • epidemiology
    • modelling
    • physiological, molecular and evolutionary ecology.
  • On-campus facilities are complemented by excellent research and teaching facilities available at the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE) and Cochno Farm and Research Centre.
  • Tailor the MRes Ecology and Environmental Biology programme to your own specific requirements and interests from the courses and projects offered.

Study Details:

MRes: 12 months full-time

Module Details:

Term 1 Core course :
KEY RESEARCH SKILLS

Term 2: Optional courses
INFECTIOUS DISEASE ECOLOGY AND THE DYNAMICS OF EMERGING DISEASE
SPATIAL ECOLOGY
ANIMAL ETHICS
BIOLOGY OF SUFFERING
BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS
PRINCIPLES OF CONSERVATION ECOLOGY
SINGLE SPECIES MODELS
ANIMAL LEGISLATION AND SOCIETAL ISSUES
CONSERVATION GENETICS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF CONSERVATION
SOCIETAL ASPECTS OF AMR
INTRODUCTION TO BAYESIAN STATISTICS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR ECOLOGISTS
PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT
ANIMAL WELFARE ASSESSMENT
MULTI SPECIES MODELS
MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PHYLODYNAMICS
CARE & ENRICHMENT OF CAPTIVE ANIMALS
VERTEBRATE IDENTIFICATION
GENETIC AND GENOMIC ASPECTS OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
ECONOMIC TOOLS FOR CONSERVATION
INVERTEBRATE IDENTIFICATION

Fees

UK Full-time fee: £9000 International & EU Full-time fee: £23000

Entry Requirements

A Second-class Honours degree or equivalent (e.g. GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant scientific subject. Professional experience may be taken into account.

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