Our location in the South West enables us to undertake a wide range of biological science research, from cell and molecular biology, microbiology and biochemistry through to evolutionary, environmental, ecological and conservation studies. The research groups of the Biological Sciences programme from The University of Exeter reflect the interests and expertise of our staff, ensuring that we are able to optimise the knowledge of our academic experts.
Research at our Streatham Campus spans all scales of biological organisation, from molecules to global ecosystems, and we actively foster interdisciplinary research across the University and beyond.
While many of our research degree graduates choose to continue their scientific research, others have embarked on careers in a variety of other sectors.
Some of our Masters by Research graduates have progressed to further study, but many have sought employment on graduation.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Our research is organised into nine distinct research themes:
- Biochemistry and Molecular Microbiology
- Cell and Developmental Biology
- Disease Ecology and Evolution
- Environmental Biology
- Marine Ecology
- Medical Mycology
- Microbial Evolutionary Ecology
- Plant and Algal Biology
Check out the full curriculumVisit official programme website
- 24 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.
DisciplinesBiology Microbiology Biochemistry View 484 other Masters in Biology in United Kingdom
Explore more key informationVisit official programme website
- Applicants will typically hold (or be expected to attain) a First Class or Upper Second Class degree in biology or a related subject (or equivalent qualifications from other countries).
- Applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme.
Make sure you meet all requirementsVisit official programme website
International25000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25000 GBP per year during 24 months.
National4596 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 24 months.
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.
Double-check all feesVisit official programme website
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.