Shsu library research guides how-to guides and other special topics home search this guide search thesis and dissertation directions on form, preparation, and submission of the final copies of master's theses and doctoral dissertations these guidelines specify directions for graduate students who are submitting a thesis or a. Senior honors thesis research proposal albert b ulrich iii thesis advisor: dr wayne leibel 11 september 1998 introduction: neotropical fish of the family cichlidae are a widespread and diverse group of freshwater fish which, through adaptive radiation, have exploited various niches in freshwater ecosystems. Senior thesis (biology 457, 458) thesis research can be laboratory, field or library research done in one or two semesters a thesis chances for election to honorary societies such as phi beta kappa or sigma xi and for admission to strong graduate research programs in biology, any major may apply to do an honors thesis. Masters degree in biology: thesis or non-thesis students who do not work towards a thesis may have to prepare a library research paper in both cases, the course of study might include biostatistics, gross anatomy, human physiology, labs, biological research apart from their core courses, students may be able to pursue a minor (such as.
Graduate students have been supported on summer research fellowships generously endowed by the holmberg foundation research award, the constantine barker memorial fund, the dr robert wettingfeld undergraduate research award, the yunghans-dietter research award, the falcone award, and the biology endowment fund. Graduate biology students can expect to spend a lot of time in research laboratories as they conduct experiments, analyze data, and interpret results often students complete independent study research, group projects, or assist a professor in research relevant to their area of interest. Description of ms biology plan 3: thesis biology offers a research-focused master’s degree, also called “plan 3” this track is designed for students who want to gain independent research experience and who wish to pursue careers that require such experience.
Take part in leading research in cell biology and genetics, ecology and conservation biology, physical geography, trace contaminant toxicology and chemistry, and much more study in world-class research centres and institutes, built on superior funding and state-of-the-art research equipment that support you in your investigation. Master of science in biology at georgia southern, our master’s degree in biology provides cutting-edge, hands-on training that will prepare you for doctoral work or exciting and challenging careers in biology a student in the thesis option completes a written thesis describing and interpreting the results of an independent research. The graduate program in biology prepares students for professional or teaching careers, or for doctoral studies the program is structured to offer breadth as well as depth in biological studies, the mastery of essential research techniques, and the ability to communicate effectively the results of creative research and scholarship. Access to the course requires admission to the master's programme in molecular biology at the department of biological sciences at the faculty of mathematics and natural sciences grading scale the grading scale used is a to f grade a is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade f is a fail.
The department of biology offers the master of science degree in biology faculty research interests include animal behavior, applied human physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology and evolution, immunology/microbiology, invertebrate biology, molecular biology, plant physiology, plant biology, and vertebrate physiology. Additional graduate-level courses in biology to complete a minimum total of 32 credits, which may include up to two credits in bio 597 - non-thesis research with permission of the biology graduate committee, up to two graduate-level courses (8 credits maximum) in non-biological science may be applied toward the degree. Research in biology the department of biology offers research experience towards the phd degree in biology students training in our department will gain exposure to diverse areas of biology while focusing in depth on their own research problem.
Our msc by research is an excellent way to get a one year masters qualification through independent research experience it is commonly a stepping-stone to an mphil, phd or a research-related job students conduct a research project in the lab of a supervisor to produce a research thesis. Through the master’s degree in the field of biology you: enhance your understanding of the biological sciences, including molecular biology, genetics, genomics, cell biology, physiology, neurobiology and behavior, evolution, and ecology. The master's degree programme in biology of environmental change (bec) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment.
Graduate degree programs the overall educational objective of the biological sciences masters program is to provide graduate students with the knowledge and training necessary to pursue advanced graduate education, professional studies, or employment in a scientifically related field. The biology master’s requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit and six hours of research tools or foreign language the degree also includes written oral comprehensive exams and a research thesis.
One year non-thesis masters: requires 36 credit hours of course work six hours of internship can substitute for 6 hours of course work in the summer the final exam is a library research paper. 28 credits in graduate biology courses at least half of these must have a laboratory component 2 prepare a library research paper in conjunction with a selected topics course selected topics must be taken two semesters before expected completion of degree oral presentation of research. The thesis collection from the medical library has been relocated to the library's research reserve the collection includes: phd, md, msc, chm and dsc theses of staff and postgraduate students of the health sciences faculty, from 1910 to date. Biology in the heart of europe biology is by nature a multifaceted science today’s biologists face a growing number of research challenges, such as the link between global change and the ongoing biodiversity crisis, or the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria.