University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Biological Sciences

At the Exeter campus, areas of research include; cellular and chemical biology; environmental biology; microbes and disease. The Penryn campus offers an opportunity to study at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation with study areas in; behaviour; evolution and ecology and conservation. We are a rapidly expanding centre for Biosciences research and engage in a wide variety research. On our Penryn Campus in Cornwall, the Centre for Ecology and Conservation has a thriving and dynamic population of MPhil and PhD students. A diverse range of topics are studied by our students, who work at sites around the UK (from Scotland to Cornwall) and around the world (from South Africa, to Gabon, the Cayman Islands, to Cyprus, and Australia, to the Arctic).

Entry requirements

MPhil

Normally a 1st Class or upper 2nd Class degree in biology or a related subject (or equivalent qualifications from other countries). For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

MSc (Res)

Normally a 1st Class or upper 2nd Class degree in biology or a related subject (or equivalent qualifications from other countries).For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

PhD

Normally a 1st Class or upper 2nd Class degree in biology or a related subject (or equivalent qualifications from other countries). For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Sponsorship information

The University of Exeter offers over a hundred PhD studentships annually. The majority are advertised in the Winter/Spring for entry the following September. For information on how to fund your research degree, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

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