University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Animal Behaviour (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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  • Our MSc Animal Behaviour, based in the Psychology department, provides a strong background in a broad cross-section of research methods used by researchers studying human and animal behaviour and a multidisciplinary study environment
  • The course offers a strong training in statistical methods and research methodologies
  • Learn how to formulate and test relevant research questions and critically evaluate the research carried out by others in the field
  • Gain the necessary skills to pursue a PhD, work as a researcher or pursue a career working in zoos, research centres, nature reserves, wildlife and other animal-related offices, education, scientific media and journalism, or the expanding field of eco-tourism

Course details

Modules

See our website for details of the modules available for this programme: www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/psychology/animal/#course-content

Assessment method

See our module descriptions for details of assessment methods: www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/psychology/animal/#course-content


Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in Biological Sciences, Psychology, Ecology or a related discipline. If you apply with a different background, e.g. natural and social sciences, or humanities, you should provide evidence for a strong interest in Animal Behaviour, preferably study and/or work experience, and experience with statistical analysis. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

See our website for full details regarding tuition fee and other costings: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/psychology/animal/#fees

Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees/fundingyourmasters

Animal Behaviour at University of Exeter - UCAS