PhD Natural Sciences

University of Exeter

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Research overviewMany of the most exciting developments in science are occurring at the boundaries where different branches of sciences, and mathematics, meet. Studying for a PhD in Natural Sciences will equip you with the ability to view research questions through multiple scientific lenses, with the emphasis on creating mathematical models that can be tested against observations. You will join an incredibly strong, and supportive, community of undergraduates, postgraduate researchers and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Streatham Campus | 4 years | SEP-21, J..

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16th / 131
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12th
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14th

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SEP-21, JA...
SEP-21, JAN-22
Full Time
4 years

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Applicants must hold a university degree that is accepted by the University of Exeter for registration as a graduate student such as a BSc, MSc or equivalent with first or upper second class honours. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments. We therefore welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status.

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More info: The full time fee for Sep 2020 entry is: £4,407. There might be slight increase in fee for 2021/22..

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More info: The full time fee for Sep 2020 entry is: £4,407. There might be slight increase in fee for 2021/22..

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More info: The full time fee for Sep 2020 entry is: £15,950. There might be slight increase in fee for 2021/22..

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Latest Natural Sciences reviews

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Ari Cooper-Davis
17 Jan 19

Natural Sciences MSci (Hons)

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Exeter, and intend to stay to complete a PhD. I discovered Caving here, which has...
SR
Student Reviewer
16 Feb 17

I have had the most incredible time whilst studying at Exeter - and would highly recommend it to anyone thinking of...

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Student rating ( 4.4) 9 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.3) 1,673 reviews

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University of Exeter
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12th
Student rating
( 4.3)
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The University of Exeter is a research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 25,000 students, 5,500 of these are postgraduates, studying across Exeter’s three main campuses located across the South West. The University of Exeter St Luke’s Campus and Streatham Campus are both based in Exeter, whilst its Penryn Campus is located in Cornwall. All three campuses offer a unique location with beautiful beaches and countryside on their doorstep.

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Northcote House Queen's Drive Exeter
Devon
EX4 4QJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exeter Central  0.4 miles away