Biological Sciences at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Biological Sciences (Research)

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Course summary

Topics for Research Degrees Topics for research degrees can be selected from any of the areas of research within the Institute, of which a small selection is shown below. Animal Science and Production (with special emphasis on sheep, beef and dairy cattle) Equine Science (with special emphasis on behaviour, nutrition and reproduction) Crop, Science and Production (including arable, grassland and forage crops) Ecology Rural Business Management and Economics Rural, Environmental and Agricultural Policy (relevant to developed or developing countries) Regional and Rural Economics Environmental Economics and Valuation Rural Resource and Countryside Management Rural Tourism and Recreation Organic Agriculture Landscape Systems and Policy Crop Genetics, Genomics and Breeding Bio-renewables and Environmental Change Evolution, Co-evolution and Adaptation Animal and Microbial Sciences.


40 credits of research training

Assessment method


Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a subject relevant to the intended area of research.

English language requirements

Programmes: Art; Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Education; History and Welsh History; Information Studies; Law (Taught LLM courses); Management and Business; Modern Languages; Welsh IELTS:6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component TOEFL:93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20. Pearson PTE: 62 with minimum scores of 51 in each component

English language requirement: Postgraduate Programmes (General)

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Biological Sciences at Aberystwyth University - UCAS