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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Nottingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-DEC-21, 01-FEB-22, 01-APR-22, 01-JUN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

Your research degree is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, and allows you to choose your own area of interest to research, under the title of your choosing.

Our Ecology and Evolutionary Biology grouping is made up of the following available PhD and MRes courses:

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Conservation Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Ecology

Our supervisors in the school are at the forefront of research in their fields. Utilising industry standard facilities, along with cutting edge equipment, and the guidance of our supervisors, you will advance the area of life sciences that interests you.

Your degree and research area is bespoke to you, however, our supervisors can provide projects in many areas of ecology and evolutionary biology, ranging from fish evolution and parasitology, snail genetics and evolution, the adaptation of spider silk for new materials, animal mimicry, and any topic that helps us understand the diversity of life and how it evolved.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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