24 months
13500 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Advanced Biological Sciences research-driven programme from The University of Exeter, is offering two research projects over 2 years.

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  • The advanced laboratory skills module provides specialised training and advanced data processing
  • You will undertake two substantial research projects working within two of our world-leading research groups


Employer-valued skills this course develops

This Advanced Biological Sciences   programme from The University of Exeter , will provide you with a diversity of skills that will equip you for a range of sectors of work but it will particularly prepare you for PhD study or a career in research.

Skills include:

  • Analytical skills
  • Applied statistics
  • Scientific writing
  • Independent learning
  • Critical evaluation
  • Research techniques
  • Oral communication

Programme Structure

Specialist pathways include:
  • Animal Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Frontiers in Plant Science
  • Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Sustainable Aquaculture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 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. 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.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 in a relevant science subject.
  • Relevant subjects include: Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, Ecology, Ecology and Conservation, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Marine Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Plant Science, Zoology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 24 months.

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.


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