Taught course

Island Biodiversity and Conservation

Institution
University of Exeter · College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry 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 with significant, professional work experience seeking an academic qualification or the opportunity to enhance skills or knowledge in this field will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • Delivered by a consortium of leading professionals and academics from across the globe and accredited by the University of Exeter
  • Designed to meet the needs of conservation professionals specialising in islands, students who wish to remain in academia and conservation practitioners from across the world
  • You will study in a beautiful island with rich biodiversity and have substantial fieldwork opportunities, including a module in Sark, Channel Islands and Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Comprises modules that target both research and practical conservation skills
  • Opportunities to complete the dissertation module in a number of different islands, including Hawaii, Greece, Canary Islands, Madagascar and Mauritius to name a few

Information for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/biosciences/island-biodiversity/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/biosciences/island-biodiversity/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Jersey International Centre of Advanced Studies
Email
info@jicas.ac.je
Phone
+44 (0)7700360607