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Useful Information re: 4 th Year Subject Choices Deadline for selecting your 4 th year subject choice: Friday 17 th February 2012. 4 th year Zoology structure.

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1 Useful Information re: 4 th Year Subject Choices Deadline for selecting your 4 th year subject choice: Friday 17 th February th year Zoology structure (including ECTS info) Range of Zoology 4 th year project areas and supervisors Career possibilities in Zoology and related areas Postgraduate Options: MSc and PhD

2 Zoology 4 th year: Structure Project – 30%18 ECTS Literature review – 20%12 ECTS Integrative Zoology – 10%6 ECTS Exam ZO408 – 20%12 ECTS (first half of main Zoology lecture course) Exam ZO409 – 20% 12 ECTS (second half of Zoology lecture course) Total – 100%Total ECTS - 60

3 Project areas and supervisors Dr. Louise Allcock Morphological and molecular systematics of Cephalopoda Dr. Louise Firth Marine community ecology Dr. Uri Frank Stem cells and developmental biology Dr. Bob Kennedy Ecology of marine invertebrates and ecological assessment in marine sediments Dr. Colin Lawton Population ecology of Irish mammals and their status in ecosystems Dr. Grace McCormack Evolutionary biology – range of projects at microevolutionary or macroevolutionary scales focusing on marine sponges. Dr. Anne Marie Power The biology of marine invertebrate populations and population interactions Dr. Gerhard Schlosser Development of the nervous system in amphibians

4 Career possibilities: examples Ecological/environmental careers: these can be based in a government agency (e.g. Marine Institute) or in a company (ecological consultancy) Molecular/cellular careers: these can be based either in government laboratories or in companies (e.g. biotechnological ones) Teaching (at various levels) NOTE: Many of the above will require further (postgraduate) qualifications

5 Postgraduate options The main two options are a 1-year MSc and a 3/4-year PhD For applied aspects of Zoology (ranging from ecological to molecular): MSc is best option For fundamental Zoology, and for an academic career in Zoology: PhD is best option


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