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Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

48 months
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42993 USD/year
42993 USD/year
13239 USD/year
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About

The Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is appropriate for students preparing for graduate study in ecology, behavior, and evolution or for employment in areas such as environmental biology, animal behavior, conservation, teaching, museum work, and governmental positions dealing with environmental issues of wide importance and impact. 

Overview

A strong field component involving study in terrestrial and marine locales such as coastal, desert, and mountain environments in California and the Southwest and in the Neotropics is required.

Learning Outcomes

The Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrated broad knowledge of fundamentals of ecology, behavior and evolution, or marine biology acquired through coursework
  • Development of skills in library research, data interpretation, synthesis, and scientific writing
  • Use of current primary scientific literature, including database searches, identification of appropriate sources, and reading and understanding papers
  • Understanding of key questions and hypotheses, interpretation of results and conclusions, and discrimination of quality through critique
  • Use of knowledge gained for conception and execution of student project that includes self-developed questions and hypotheses, design of appropriate theoretical or empirical/experimental approach, execution of that approach, and analysis and interpretation of data
  • Communication of original scientific work to colleagues and mentors through capstone scientific paper
  • Demonstrated communication skills through oral or poster presentation at a symposium
  • Display of strong teamwork and problem-solving skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plants and Civilization
  • Biomedical Research Issues in Minority Communities
  • Biodiversity and Extinction: Crisis and Conservation
  • Evolution of Life
  • Evolution for Everyone.
  • Why Ecology Matters: Science Behind Environmental Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.4

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete 15 year-long academic courses with a 3.4 GPA
  • Meet other requirements specific to your country
  • Take the ACT with Writing Test, SAT with Writing or SAT with Essay by December of your last year at secondary school
  • Demonstrate English-language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42993 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42993 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42993 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42993 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13239 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13239 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Beverly Hills

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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