University of Exeter
Designed in consultation with multiple external agencies to ensure relevant training that maximises graduate employability; substantial field work opportunities in the UK and Africa; provides opportunities to connect with external agencies and organisations throughout the programme to further enhance your training; delivered by leading international researchers in the Centre for Ecology and Conservation, who regularly publish in peer-reviewed journals; offers access to excellent facilities including state-of-the-art research laboratories, greenhouses, aviary and controlled environment rooms; ideal for individuals wishing to work in related consultancy and non-governmental organisations; includes modules that target both research and practical applied ecology skills. The course boasts a significant research component, with substantial fieldwork opportunities in the UK as well as a fieldcourse in Africa. Through taught modules and practical application, you will develop advanced skills in scientific method, ecological census and quantitative biology. A distinctive and integral feature of our MSc is the high degree of input from ecologists in collaborating governmental and non-governmental organisations. This participation takes a variety of forms, including guest lectures, field visits and specific training courses, but may also include providing research projects in their organisations. Collaborating organisations include: Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Butterfly Conservation, Marine Conservation Society, Natural England, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Food and Environment Research Agency and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Professional field biology and career development skills are embedded in the programme to enhance your employability. You will learn wildlife photography, geographic information systems, first aid for expeditions and field work, plus how to publish your own website, secure funding and communicate science to the general public. Presentation skills and CV writing and interview techniques are also covered.
The University of Exeter invests heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the Government's Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Streatham Campus||Exeter||EX4 4QJ||South West|
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