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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course provides extensive conceptual understanding and diverse practical experience within evolutionary biology and genomics. The unique, world-leading expertise available across the Norwich Research Park including UEA, will provide you with excellent training in all aspects of modern evolutionary studies, including genomics and phenomics, from experimental design to bioinformatics, and spanning field and laboratory systems. You will be part of vibrant cohort of similar students, embedded within a dynamic research community. A major component will be performing an independent research project with a research leader of your choice. Upon completion you will be exceptionally well qualified as a PhD candidate for national and international PhDs within this area. You will also have a diverse range of transferable skills and understanding that will enhance your employability in industry, government and non-government organisations.

You will benefit from the exceptionally strong academic expertise and experience in evolution and genomics, at UEA and the other institutions across the Norwich Research Park (NRP).

Topics covered by research in the different labs include the following examples: Evolutionary biology of ageing; Sexual selection and sexual conflict; Evolutionary genetics and genomics; Conservation genetics/genomics; Microbiology and microbiomics; Plant genetics/genomics and crop breeding; Population genetic/genomics; Biodiversity research

The course will equip you with the necessary skills to proceed to a PhD and establish a career in academia. Alternatively, it will allow you to pursue positions within industry, government and non-governmental organisations engaged in a diverse array of topics – from human health to conservation biology – with skills including project management, data analyse, bioinformatics etc.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,400per year

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University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 100 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    125 57%

    42nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    38th

    14

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