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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • 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

Careers

Employer-valued skills this course develops

On successful completion of the MSc, you will have the necessary scientific skills to enable progression into research posts or pursue additional postgraduate degrees; communication skills required for roles in the education, media, animal administration, and natural environment sector; and practical skills needed for working as research or animal technicians or animal keepers.

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Our careers teams at the Career Zone can help guide you through a wealth of information to match your skills and interests to a career that will suit you. Our staff work with regional, national and international employers to develop new work placement, project and graduate opportunities.

Further study

Further study is a popular choice for a number of students following graduation from our Masters programmes. Below are a few examples of further study undertaken by recent graduates of our Psychology Masters programmes. This information has been taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey 2016/17. Please note that, due to data protection, the subjects of study and institutions are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

PhD Psychology
Master of Applied Psychology
MPH Psychology
PhD Medical Studies
PhD in Psychology

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    162 78%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    7th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    86th

    14

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Psychology league table

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Bournemouth University

University league table

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