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Conservation Biology and Ecology BSc (Hons)

University of Exeter

Student rating
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( 4.3) 1996 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C190
You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are essential for working conservationists and ecologists, including wildlife identification and data handling. In the first year, we take full advantage of Cornwall’s rich landscapes with many one-day field trips around the South West Peninsula. In the second year, wider experience comes as a result of a variety of field courses in the UK and Europe, while in year three there are opportunities to go overseas. In all these locations we teach vital ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
11th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Ecology and Environmental Biology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Ecology and Environmental Biology graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Ecology and Environmental Biology graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Ecology and Environmental Biology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
89%
Chemistry
62%
Mathematics
55%
Geography
22%
Psychology
14%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£22,950 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Environmental Biology reviews

Environmental Biology
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Megan
19 Jan 20

Conservation Biology and Ecology MSci (Hons)

I loved university, it was the best 4 years of my life. The course was exceptionally well designed and taught, and was...
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16 Jan 20

Conservation Biology and Ecology MSci (Hons)

great all round uni concentrating on hands-on experience combined with academic merit, lecturers walk the talk, great...

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How Environmental Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 17 reviews

5 star 53%
4 star 42%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,996 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 45%
3 star 7%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Exeter
CompUniGuide ranking
11th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
The University of Exeter is a high-ranking institution and member of the prestigious Russell Group. With campuses in Devon and Cornwall, it boasts a Gold award for teaching from the Teaching Excellence Framework, and an excellent international reputation. You can choose between bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Exeter, with nearly 19,000 undergraduates and 5,000 postgraduate students currently enrolled. Most students are school leavers, with a small number of mature students represented. The majority of students choose to study full time, although part-time options are available. You’ll study at one of three campuses, Streatham and St Luke’s in Exeter and Penryn in Cornwall. University of Exeter students on Whatuni say: “I am incredibly happy with what I got out of my experience at University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines.

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Penryn Campus Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 9FE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penryn Cornwall  0.4 miles away

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