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Zoology (MSci)

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Program Information

School:Queen's University Belfast
Degree:Master; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Zoology/Animal Biology
Description:The MSci Zoology with Professional studies enables students to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • Concepts and theories from the molecular and cellular levels through to the whole-organism.
  • The principles and study of animals from the molecular to the community level.
  • The importance of zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases.
  • Molecular techniques applied to de-extinction and conservation.
  • The use of forensics and toxicology in the investigation of wildlife crime.
  • Practical laboratory skills to investigate and manipulate biological material including relevant physical, chemical and biological measurements and their application in a research project.
  • Collation, quantitative analysis and interpretation of experimental data, including problem-solving.
  • Communication and application of knowledge on the biological sciences.
  • The use of computers for data management and presentation.
  • Intellectual, personal and team skills for employment and further study
  • How to carry out Masters level research.
  • Students on MSci Programmes can undertake an optional 16 week work placement between stage 2 and 3 which forms an excellent skill base which can be further enhanced during the research project undertaken at stage 3. This experience equips the student with a transferable skill set for entry into either employment or future postgraduate study.
URL:Zoology (MSci) at Queen's University Belfast
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $36,567

Cost per year has been converted from British Pounds to Canadian Dollars. The actual cost may vary due to exchange rate.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 3 of   Mathematics  or   Chemistry  or   Biology 

The minimum requirement is usually 75 - 80% overall, although some programmes do require higher grades and may specify exact grade requirements in relevant subjects. MSci applicants will automatically be considered for admission to the BSc if they are not eligible for the MSci, both at initial offer-making stage and when results are received.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses.

Application Notes : If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses.
Cost Notes : Cost per year has been converted from British Pounds to Canadian Dollars. The actual cost may vary due to exchange rate.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 21, 2020

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