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  Conservation and Biodiversity MSc


University of Exeter    Ecology and Conservation

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time.
Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Overview

  • Designed in consultation with multiple external agencies to ensure relevant training that maximises graduate employability and targets both research and practical conservation skills
  • Offers substantial fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas, including a field course in Africa. Please note, a low-carbon alternative programme is also available – see variants section.
  • Provides opportunities to connect with external agencies and organisations to further enhance your training
  • Delivered by leading international researchers in Ecology and Conservation
  • Offers access to excellent facilities including state-of-the-art research laboratories, greenhouses and controlled environment rooms

Course content

This Masters programme is taught at our Penryn Campus in Cornwall by staff at the renowned Centre for Ecology and Conservation.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree of 65% or above in a relevant science subject* is required, although we will consider all applications with a 2.1 where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study (research and/or numerical skills), and/or significant relevant work experience of 2+ years.

*Relevant subjects include: Biosciences, Ecology, Geography, Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Sciences, Zoology.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.



Fees

For current programme fees please see our website.

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