- Delivered by internationally-recognised experts
- Enjoy the flexibility to pursue those areas most relevant to your professional development
- Get involved with conservation practitioners from a wide range of collaborating governmental and non-governmental organisations
- Take part in the Kenya field course, which includes visits to some of East Africa’s most famous conservation areas
The Conservation Science and Policy programme at The University of Exeter is aimed at individuals who are interested in working at the interface of environmental science and social science. The programme has been developed with recent graduates in mind as well as more professionally experienced individuals, for example people currently employed in fields of conservation or related areas, who wish to develop further their knowledge and research skills.
We are committed to providing you with quality personal support throughout your degree to ensure that when you leave us, you feel informed, prepared, and well equipped to reach your full potential in your future career.
As a graduate of the programme you will be well prepared to pursue a variety of career paths in areas such as:
- Public sector conservation and policy
- Environmental and conservation consultancy services
- Non-governmental and charity work
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
You will also be ideally placed if you wish to progress to doctoral research in social or life sciences.
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- Research Project
- Statistical Modelling
- The Art of Science
- Terrestrial Biodiversity and Conservation
- Planning and Leading Conservation Projects
- GIS in Conservation Science
- Protected Areas
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.
DisciplinesBiodiversity & Conservation Environmental Economics & Policy Environmental Sciences View 109 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in United Kingdom
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- All applicants are considered individually on merit, although we usually require an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
- Pearson 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.
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International25500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK fees per year:
- £7,250 part-time
- £12,750 part-time
Living costs for Exeter
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.