- Extensive skills-based field learning within the UK
- Gain transferable skills in marine vertebrate ecology and conservation
- Study in a location surrounded in coastal and marine biodiversity
This Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation programme at The University of Exeter will provide you with a diversity of skills that will equip you for a range of sectors of work and further study of marine vertebrates. Skills will include:
- GIS and marine spatial planning
- marine mammal rescue
- post-mortem techniques
- Marine Mammal Observer qualification
- use of passive acoustic monitoring
- bycatch mitigation
- drones (aerial/underwater)
- and animal tracking.
- Research Project
- Statistical Modelling
- The Art of Science
- Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation
- Skills in Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation
- Approaches in Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology
- Planning and Leading Conservation Projects
- GIS in Conservation Science
- 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.
DisciplinesBiodiversity & Conservation Marine Studies Ecology View 110 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in United Kingdom
Normally at least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in Biology or a relevant science subject is required, although a 2:2 with relevant experience will be considered. Applicants from non-science backgrounds will be considered, provided that the first degree contained an empirical component, and/or if the applicants have had work experience in the field of conservation/wildlife management.
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.
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