Taxonomy, Biodiversity and Evolution - MSc


Imperial College London Life Sciences

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Department of Life Sciences – a leading international centre for research and training in ecology, evolution, conservation and the environment

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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2-3 years part-time

About the course

Taxonomy and systematics provide the foundation for studying the diversity of the living world. This course will give you a broad background in these disciplines and their power for our understanding of biological diversity.

This taught course is based mainly at the Natural History Museum, where you will attend lectures, together with computer and laboratory-based practicals. The Natural History Museum is in South Kensington, just a five-minute walk from Imperial's main campus.

The programme will equip you with quantitative and analytical skills in computing, morphological and molecular techniques in systematics, taxonomy and biodiversity research.

As well as a one-week field course at Imperial’s Silwood Park Campus, you will also have the opportunity to specialise in your chosen

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Entry Requirements

Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in any area of biology or related a subject.

We also accept a wide variety of international qualifications.

All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.


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