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Evolutionary Biology

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Biology Italy, via U. Bassi, 58/B - 35121 Padua; Marine Biology Building: Palazzo Grassi - Riva Canal Vena, 1281 30015 Chioggia (Venice)
Tuition fee €2,739 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

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Overview

This Master’s degree aims to train expert graduates with advanced and operational knowledge in the field of biodiversity, capable of applying such knowledge to the conservation of biological heritage. The subjects covered in the Master’s degree fully utilise the knowledge of the properties of biological systems acquired during the three-year undergraduate programme, delving into topics related to evolutionary mechanisms and dynamics, reproductive and adaptive strategies, and morpho-functional, genetic, and biomolecular plasticity in organism-environment relationships.

Programme structure

1st Year: Molecular Methods and Bioinformatics, Ethology, Functional Morphology, Applied Statistics for Evolutionary Biology, Comparative Physiology, Plant Ecophysiology, Molecular Phylogeny, Theory of Evolution Biogeography and Phylogeography.

2nd Year: Conservation and Evolution, Philosophy of Biological Sciences, Biological Responses to Climate Change, Behavioural Genetics, Molecular Anthropology, Methods and Applications in Evolutionary Population Genomics, English Language B2 (Productive Skills).

Career opportunities

The master’s degree in Evolutionary Biology prepares experts with advanced and practical training in the field of biodiversity, capable of applying their knowledge in public and private research institutes, in institutions in charge of biodiversity management and conservation, in wildlife sanctuaries, natural parks, in museums, or able to pursue doctoral studies at the University of Padova or in any another part of the world.

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Jun 2024
This intake is not applicable

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated, i.e. applicants from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or non-EU applicants residing in Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Jun 2024
This intake is not applicable

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated, i.e. applicants from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or non-EU applicants residing in Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States