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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Understand the causes, effects and ultimate explanations for the evolution of animal behaviour. On this course, you’ll learn to apply that understanding to conserve and manage species.

Learn from Evolution, Behaviour and Environment faculty in the School of Life Sciences, with interdisciplinary links to the School of Psychology, the Department of Informatics and Sussex Neuroscience.

You’ll develop an advanced knowledge and practical research skills in animal behaviour. This will put you in a strong position to move on to a PhD or a research career.

You’ll study at our University campus situated in the Brighton and Lewes Downs UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and within the South Downs National Park, so you can carry out field exercises right on the doorstep.

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Our MRes gives you the skills and understanding to carry out scientific research in your chosen area of study. It will place you in a strong position to move on to a PhD in animal behaviour or a research career in associated areas.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 22,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

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