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Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation

The University of Exeter

12 months
Duration
25500 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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Apply date
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Start date

About

The Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation programme at The University of Exeter is delivered by internationally recognised experts. Opportunities to undertake research projects within world-leading research teams in collaboration with NGOs and government bodies in the UK and overseas.

Overview

  • 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

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £7,250 part-time
International fees per year:
  • £12,750 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Our partners

Marine Vertebrate Ecology and Conservation
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The University of Exeter

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