Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Study With Us

Study With Us

Our postgraduate students are very much a part of our active research environment.

Our students have access to excellent facilities, in one of the largest behaviour groups in the UK.

We have weekly research meetings, where attendees are able to discuss ideas and research with other students and members.

Research Master's (MRes)

We offer two Research Master's degrees. Both offer a one-year programme in behavioural research, specialising in either animals or humans.

Visit our postgraduate prospectus to find out more about the:

Students conduct their own 24-week research project.

They gain in-depth knowledge and research skills from leading researchers and receive extensive hands-on research experience.

This will prepare them for a PhD or a research-related position.

PhD studentships

Our PhD students work on a wide range of exciting interdisciplinary projects.

Our aim is to ensure a high quality of individual training for our students in a supportive and stimulating environment.

We promote academic aspiration and achievement in our young scientists. Find out more about our current PhD students and their research.

We regularly advertise funded PhD studentships. See our news feed for details.

We also welcome enquiries and applications from prospective self-funding PhD students. Contact individual members of staff directly about possible positions.

Leverhulme Trust behaviour informatics PhD programme

The Centre for Behaviour and Evolution (CBE) in collaboration with the Behavioural and Experimental Northeast Cluster (BENC) and Open Lab  are offering five fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in Behaviour Informatics and the multimodal study of behaviour. Studentships are funded by the Leverhulme Trust and we are currently recruiting for a cohort to start in September 2019. Full details and application information are available on the Behaviour informatics studentships page.