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MPhil Animal Biology MPhil / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Philosophy
Duration
12 months Full-time
How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme description

The study of animals underpins many aspects of evolutionary biology, ecology and the environmental sciences in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Animal research is important for agriculture, as well as for the conservation of animals that are endangered by habitat loss or climate change. Research projects can range from the study of whole animal physiology, behaviour, conservation, genetics and evolution through the use of field and laboratory-based experimental techniques, as well as theoretical and computational approaches. Active zoological-based research within the School focuses on areas including conservation biology, biodiversity, animal behaviour, ecosystem interactions, evolutionary mechanisms, anthropogenic impacts to the environment, and palaeobiology.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MPhil (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Low £8,500, Medium £15,000, High £20,000
    International students (per annum): Standard £22,000, Low £24,000, Medium £29,500, High £34,500

Contact details

Academic department
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Contact name
Michael Atherton
Telephone
+44(0)161 275 0776
Facsimile
+44(0)161 306 9361
Website
http://www.sees.manchester.ac.uk/
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