Applicants will typically hold (or be expected to attain) a First Class or Upper Second Class degree in biology or a related subject
Months of entry
January, September, April
The university provides state-of-the-art facilities for all students in Cornwall and Exeter. These include next-generation DNA sequencing and proteomics facilities and an enhanced bioimaging suite in Exeter, and research laboratories, greenhouses, aviary and controlled environment rooms in Cornwall.
The Centre for Ecology and Conservation, Biosciences in Cornwall, shares the campus with the University’s £30 million Environment and Sustainability Institute which is leading the way in cutting-edge environmental research. The research groups based at the Cornwall Campus are; Behaviour; Ecology and Conservation and Evolution
The Exeter Biocatalysis Centre is a multidisciplinary centre that has been established to study the structure, mechanism and commercial application of enzymes - 'Natures Catalysts'. The research groups based in Exeter are; Cellular and Chemical Biology; Environmental Biology and Microbes and Disease
Cellular and Chemical Biology; Environmental Biology; Microbes and Disease Behaviour; Ecology and Conservation; Evolution; Biodiversity and Renewable Energy
Information for international students
We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english
Fees and funding
The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research team
- + 44 (0)1392 723310